DescriptionA superior pear. The flesh is medium-grained, sweet, and soft, and the peel adds a sharp tang of citrus. If you like juicy pears, you'll love the Red Bartlett. This is an all-around excellent pear. Gorgeous looks, versatility (equally delicious raw or cooked), and great taste.Claims
Pear Season: Fall thru Winter
To ripen pears, store them at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Since these fruits become more fragile as they ripen, try to store them loosely in a bowl or on a plate. When ripe, most pears will give slightly when pressed gently near the stem. Some pears, like Bartlett, turn from green to yellow and produce a fragrance as they ripen.
Storing Ripe Pears
Once a pear hits its peak ripeness, transfer it to the refrigerator crisper and eat within a few days.
Storing Asian Pears
Asian pears will remain quite firm when they are ripe, so the key to determining if they are ready to eat is aroma: a ripe Asian pear will be quite fragrant. If they are unblemished, most Asian pears should keep in the refrigerator crisper for up to 2 months. Wrap each pear in paper towels to protect it, and place in a perforated plastic bag.
Organic Red Bartlett Pears
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