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Drying fruit is an ancient, traditional method, which not only makes the fruit last longer, but also concentrates it flavor.
This technique came to America by way of early European settlers. Medieval Europeans placed apples in warm ovens, then peeled, cored and hung them in wreaths from their kitchen ceilings to complete the drying process. Today, California is the main producer of dried fruit. Although some fruit is now artificially dried, sun-drying is still the favored technique. Six pounds of fresh fruit will produce one pound of dried fruit, yet because dried fruit is sweeter and richer in flavor than fresh fruit, it has become an invaluable ingredient in baking and desserts.
Melissa’s Dried Pears offers the super-sweet, rich pear flavor you crave, any time and any place. A whole low calorie snack that can be eaten right from the bag, dried pears can also be used in cakes, quick breads and muffins and more. You can even keep a package in your car, baby bag or purse so you can enjoy this sweet, wholesome treat anytime.
Melissa's Dried Pears are hand-selected for excellent quality. Drying a ripe fruit will cause it to lose most of its moisture and accumulate natural sugars, thus allowing Melissa's Dried Pears to keep almost indefinitely.
Pears, Sulfur Dioxide (For Color Retention)
3 packages (3 ounces each)
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