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  • 4 Asian pears
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • dash (I do mean dash, do not overdo this) ground cloves
  • dash salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 8 tablespoons butter (cut into chunks)


  1. Preheat your oven to 190C (or 350F).
  2. Peel and core the pears.
  3. Cut into chunks and place into a large baking dish.
  4. Add vinegar, cinnamon, allspice, ground ginger and ground cloves, salt, and a few tablespoons of the brown sugar (save the rest).
  5. In a bowl, mix the flour, rolled oats, and butter.
  6. Mix in the rest of the brown sugar.
  7. Mix together with pears.
  8. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes and increase the temperature to 190C (or 375F) for another ten minutes.

Available at the Oakmont Farmer’s Market 11/8:

-Asian pears available from North Star Orchard