seckel pear

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Seck·el pear

 (sĕk′əl, sĭk′-)
A variety of pear having small, sweet, reddish-brown fruit.

[Perhaps from Seckle, the name of a Pennsylvania farmer.]
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Noun1.Seckel pear - small yellowish- to reddish-brown pearseckel pear - small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
pear - sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
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For the main event, about an hour and a half into the experience, I selected the maiale, a slow-roasted heritage pork rib marinated with fennel pollen and lemon zest topped with Seckel pear halves ($25).
On my half acre in the High Desert of California, I grow a Babcock and Elberta peach, one Seckel pear, a "Gold Mine" Nectarine, a "Blenheim" apricot, two cherry and one apple tree.
Finally, we decided to split the Maiale (slow-roasted Heritage breed pork rib marinated with fennel pollen and lemon zest, topped with a Seckel pear mostarda ($24) and the Brasato di Cervo (venison stew with cipollini onions and butternut squash, $23).
1 or 2 each of any of these fruits (use at least 4 kinds): pomegranates, Seckel pears, small apples, tangerines, blood oranges, grapes on the vine, Fuyu persimmons Fall leaves (optional) 1/2 cup whipping cream 1 tbsp.
Crisp and sweet, Seckel pears are good fresh or cooked.