Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

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Method For Cinnamon Poached Pears 

-      Bring water to simmer in sauce pan

-      Slice the bottoms off the pears, and stand the pears in the water

-      Add remaining ingredients to the sauce pan

-      Cook until pears are tender

Method for Black Coffee Carmel Sauce 

-      Heat butter, vanilla extract, brown sugar and coffee in a cask iron skillet

-      Stir in half & half

-      Whisk together, and cook until sauce thickens

-      Serve over pouched pears

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

Rhino Coffee | @Rhino_Coffee

Rhino Coffee was established after seeing a need for an independent locally owned coffee house in Shreveport. Rhino Coffee prides itself on a custom made cup, a traditional coffee menu, healthy homemade food, and a warm, comfortable atmosphere.

Many customers ask, “Why the rhino?” While the owner was backpacking through Nepal, he came across many rhinos. The magnificent rhino is often valued for its horn, some cultures believing powdered rhino horn will cure anything from fever... (full profile)

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