|Quoting Airstud (Reply 2):|
I have begun to wonder why there aren't any pear-based desserts. There is apple pie and apple crisp, why have I never encountered a pear pie or pear crisp?
|Quoting mariner (Reply 7):|
There are countless recipes for pear desserts - including pear tart, pear pie and pear cobbler
|Quoting Airstud (Thread starter):|
How awesome are pears? I wonder why I do not eat them more often;
|Quoting Superfly (Reply 9):|
I like pears.
|Quoting DocLightning (Reply 15):|
Pears are awesome, but I have a good reason why you should stick to 1-2/day. They're loaded with sorbitol...If you eat too much sorbitol, the next day will be unpleasant.
|Quoting Airstud (Reply 18):|
Edit.... hmmm, I now notice you said it occurs in prunes. So my question is effectively answered right there, am I right?
|Quoting DocLightning (Reply 19):|
they are metabolized by gut flora