Asian Pears with Vanilla-Poached Kumquats

Asian Pears with Vanilla-Poached Kumquats
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  • ½ vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ lb kumquats (20), ends trimmed, sliced crosswise 1/3 inch thick, and seeded
  • 3 lb Asian pear (4 large), peeled, cored, and sliced lengthwise ¼ inch thick

1. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into water with lime juice in a small heavy saucepan, then add pod, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved, then simmer 3 minutes. Add kumquats and simmer, covered, until they just begin to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. 2. Put p...

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