The perfect pear can taste like heaven, so it's no surprise that the ancients thought it had a divine origin. Though taking on a fruit tree can be tricky business in our fickle zones, you CAN grow healthy pears on the High Plalins.
Today's show will share of of the history of these bulbous, sweet fruits. Comparing European to Asian pears, you'll find they have particular qualities, textures, durability, ripening schedules, and flavors. Listen for some of our personal experience with the fruit, and send me an email if you'd like my conserve recipe!