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Port Poached Pears
A light, healthy and decadent dessert to end any meal.
Prep: 5 min Total: 40 min
3 Bosc or other firm variety pears, peeled, cored and halved
1 cup sugar
3 cups water
1 cup Port wine or water
optional: cinnamon, split vanilla bean, or star anise
Add the sugar, wine and water to the inner pot of your rice cooker. For extra flavor you can add a cinnamon stick, a split vanilla bean or star anise to the cooking liquid.
Leaving the lid open, set to Steam for 30 minutes. Let the mixture come to a boil to dissolve sugar, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
Add the pears and close the lid. When cooking time is done leave the pears in your rice cooker until cooled then serve.