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Pears on the egg....

El JefeEl Jefe Posts: 96
edited 5:59AM in EggHead Forum
did some bone in chicken breasts and rum/brown sugar "marinated" pineapple slices on the egg tonight. on the way in to the kitchen, i noticed some pears. [p]halved and scooped, put a pat of butter, some brown sugar and cinnamon, put the on the egg (350-400, regular grid) for about 20 minutes or so until soft, rotating them every 5. delicious. [p]would have loved a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, but didn't have any.


  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,714
    El Jefe,[p]It's interesting that you post this, because I almost bought some pears the other day to try them on the Egg - glad to hear they came out well.[p]Cheers,[p]TRex
  • TRex,
    one of our sales reps puts me on the Harry and David "Fruit of the Month" club every year. they send out this "flyer" with the fruits that will be coming each month, but low and behold, almost every month i get pears with a note saying "(insert fruit of the month here" was not ripe and to our standards, so we are sending you our wonderful pears".[p]i've searched the archives many times over for an idea to no avail, but finally decided to wing it. glad i did. give it a shot.

  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,714
    <p />El Jefe,[p]I think fruit on the Egg is just great, especially the mildly sweet fruit (like pineapple or a not quite ripe banana, or, in your case, pears) because the heat of the Egg really brings out a nice sweetness.[p]If you haven't already, go buy some bananas (not green but not real ripe), slice them in half lengthwise, leaving the skins on, then do exactly what you did to the pears (except I typically use Turbinado sugar). Cook them direct on an elevated grid at hot temps (I usually go above 600 dome) until the skins are peeling back (8 minutes or so). Serve them in the skins or scoop out the delicious insides and make a "banana compote" that you can pour over icecream. Bet you could do the same with pears.[p]bananas%20on%20icecream.JPG[p]Mmmmm.[p]Cheers,[p]TRex
  • TRex,
    that's a "must try". the pears were delivered today so they were still pretty firm, as well.

  • TRex,

  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    TRex,[p]That has the makings for Bananas Foster written all over it![p]~thirdeye~

    Happy Trails

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  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,714
    thirdeye,[p]Yeah, I basically just use the same ingredients (sometimes I'll mix in a little rum or banana liquor when I'm making the compote). Yum City.[p]Cheers,[p]TRex
  • El Jefe,
    one of the oklahoma boys did grilled pears at eggtoberfest this year.. .they were absolutely fantastic. . .

  • RichardRichard Posts: 698
    El Jefe,
    With either bananas, peaches or pears, I like to mix turbindo sugar, coconut flakes and pecans/walnuts chop nuts and flakes med coarse and add your favorite liquer, my case is gran marnier. Sometimes I add some bleu cheese. After the main course is cooked and the egg is being shut down, I just place the fruit on the grid and shut the puppy down. When the main course is done the dessert is ready, top with ice cream, blue berries, raspberries , the choices go on.

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    <p />El Jefe,
    thought i was on to something new ;) can't wait to try y'alls. will report back.[p]

  • J AppledogJ Appledog Posts: 1,046
    Here's a yummy pear recipe,El Jefe.

    [ul][li]Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese and Walnuts[/ul]
  • RoudyRoudy Posts: 431
    TRex,[p]My kids (13 and 11) LOVE my grilled bananas. I used to prepare them the same as you and cooked them on my gas grill about four minutes per side - topping them with a mixture of about equal parts butter and molasses. I've owned my Egg only about five months, and I'm ashamed to admit that I haven't cooked bananas on it yet. Your photo makes me motivated to git-r-done![p]Roudy
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