Makes 6 servings.
3 large winter pears
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 tablespoons light or dark brown sugar
3 teaspoons curry powder, or more to taste
1/4 teaspoon salt
Wash and dry pears. Do not peel, but cut into halves and core.
Place pear halves in greased shallow baking pan. Combine butter,
sugar, curry powder, and salt. Divide mixture into 6 parts. Place
1 part into the cavity of each pear half. Bake in preheated moderate
oven (350 F.) for 30 minutes, or until tender.
Note: Serve with pork, ham, chicken, or duck.