7 Types of Pears (and the Best Ways to Eat Them)

15 Nov.,2022


Red Fragrant Pear

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.