Many types of pears are in season from August through October. Here are the fresh pears to look for at the farmers market or grocery store!
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Egg-shaped Anjou pears come in green and red varieties, and they’re especially attractive when both colors are arranged together in fruit bowls or sliced onto salads. Anjou pears have a sweet, slightly citrus flavor and are available nearly year-round.
How to eat Anjou pears: They’re a terrific all-purpose pear—just as good eaten fresh as they are baked into pies, poached, or in savory dishes like balsamic chicken.