6 to 8 cloves crushed
1 bottle Barolo wine
4 whole ripe pears, washed and dried
1/2 cup sugar
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Crush the cloves to a powder and place in a bowl. Pour in the wine, stir well and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
Place the pears upright in a deep oven casserole dish. Pour the wine into the dish and sprinkle the pears with the sugar.
Bake for 45 minutes to an 1 hour or until pears are fork tender. Baste them occasionally as they bake with the wine sauce.
Cool in the wine. Serve at room temperature with some of the wine sauce.
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