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V-Day Vegan Recipe: Dark Chocolate Pears with Almond or Hazelnut Crunch

Did I just cause your mind to explode a little bit? I certainly hope so. There's caramel apples, candied strawberries - certainly we've got room for some chocolate dipped Bosc pears in our lives too, right? This recipe is loosely based around gourmet food retailer Harry & David's similar chocolate-dipped pear gift set. But why not achieve that same level of decadence in our very own kitchen? Your Valentine would certainly admire the extra effort! -------------------------------------------- Dark Chocolate Pears with Almond & Hazelnut Crunch 5 ripe Bosc pears (or red Barletts for something very V-Day) 1 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1 cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped (or salted almonds, chopped) 1. Pour the nuts in a dry skillet. Toast them over medium-high heat for several minutes, tossing occasionally to prevent burning. Set aside to cool. Once the nuts are cool run your knife over them to roughly chop or use a food processor pulsing until you've reached your desired consistency. 2. Over a double broiler melt dark chocolate, or in a microwave using 30 second intervals, stirring in between. 3. Dip bottom third of each pear in dark chocolate, followed by chopped nuts. Place on parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat these steps with each pear until finished. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes to set chocolate.
I followed your V-day collection SO FAST
I like the idea of using the redder pears for V-Day :)
These look way fancier than anything I'd normally make! I'll need to film myself making them or else people will accuse me of buying them :)
The almond crunch sounds amazing! I love anything dipped in chocolate, really hahaha
Pair this (no pun intended) with some choco strawberries as well and I am happy!
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์˜ค๋Š˜์€ ์ด์ƒ‰์ ์ธ ๊ฐ์ž์ „์— ๋„์ „ํ•ด๋ณด๊ธฐ๋กœ ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ค‘๊ตญ์‹ ๊ฐ์ž์ „์ด๊ณ , ์ด๋ฆ„์€ ํˆฌ๋˜์šฐ๋น™(ๅœŸ่ฑ†้ฅผ, tลญdรฒubฤญng)์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์œ ๋ž˜๋ฅผ ์ฐพ์•„๋ณด๋‹ˆ ์˜ˆ๋กœ๋ถ€ํ„ฐ ์•ˆํœ˜์„ฑ(ๅฎ‰ๅพฝ็œ)๊ณผ ๊ด‘๋™์„ฑ(ๅนฟไธœ็œ) ์ผ๋Œ€์˜ ํ•œ์กฑ์ด ์ฆ๊ฒจ๋จน๋˜ ๊ฐ„์‹์ด๋ผ๊ณ  ํ•˜๋Š”๋ฐ์š”, ์ฐจ์ฐจ ์—ฌ๋Ÿฌ ์ง€์—ญ์— ๋‹ค์–‘ํ•œ ๋ฐฉ์‹์œผ๋กœ ํผ์ ธ ์ค‘๊ตญ ์ „์—ญ์—์„œ ์ฆ๊ธฐ๋Š” ๊ธธ๊ฑฐ๋ฆฌ ์Œ์‹์œผ๋กœ ์ž๋ฆฌ๋ฅผ ์žก์•˜์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ํˆฌ๋˜์šฐ๋น™์€ ๊ฐ์ž๋ฅผ ํ•œ ๋ฒˆ ์ฐŒ๊ณ  ๋‚˜์„œ ์œผ๊นฌ ๋’ค ์ฐน์Œ€๊ณผ ์„ž๊ณ , ๊ธฐ๋ฆ„์„ ๋‘˜๋Ÿฌ ํ•œ๊ตญ์˜ ์ „์ฒ˜๋Ÿผ ๋ถ€์น˜๋Š” ๋ฐฉ์‹์œผ๋กœ ๋งŒ๋“ญ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ทธ๋ž˜์„œ ๊ฒ‰์€ ๋ฐ”์‚ญํ•˜๊ณ  ์†์€ ๋ถ€๋“œ๋Ÿฝ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์ฐน์Œ€ ๋•๋ถ„์— ์ซ„๊นƒํ•œ ์‹๊ฐ๋„ ์‚ด์•„ ์žˆ๊ณ ์š”. ๋น„์˜ค๋Š” ๋‚ ์ด๋ฉด ์ƒ๊ฐ๋‚  ๊ฒƒ ๊ฐ™์•„์š”. RECIPE by ์žฅ๋ฆฐ์ƒค ์žฌ๋ฃŒ ๊ฐ์ž 3๊ฐœ ์‹คํŒŒ 1๊ฐœ ์ฐน์Œ€๊ฐ€๋ฃจ 3ํฐ์ˆ  ๊ณ ์ถ”๊ฐ€๋ฃจ ์‹์šฉ์œ  ์†Œ๊ธˆ 1. ์šฐ์„  ๊ฐ์ž๋ฅผ ์ฐ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 2. ์‹คํŒŒ๋ฅผ ์ž˜๊ฒŒ ์ฐ์–ด์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 3. ์ฐ ๊ฐ์ž๋ฅผ ์œผ๊นจ๋ฉด์„œ ์ฐน์Œ€๊ฐ€๋ฃจ์™€ ์„ž์–ด์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๋ฉ์–ด๋ฆฌ์ง€์ง€ ์•Š๋„๋ก ์ž˜ ์œผ๊นจ๊ณ , ์•ฝ๊ฐ„ ์ฐฐ๊ธฐ๊ฐ€ ๋Œ ๋•Œ๊นŒ์ง€ ๊ณ„์† ์น˜๋Œ‘๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๋œจ๊ฑฐ์šฐ๋‹ˆ ์กฐ์‹ฌํ•˜์„ธ์š”. 4. ๊ฐ์ž ๋ฐ˜์ฃฝ์„ ํ˜ธ๋–ก ์ •๋„์˜ ํฌ๊ธฐ์™€ ๋ชจ์–‘์œผ๋กœ 3์žฅ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด ์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 5. ํŒฌ์— ๊ธฐ๋ฆ„์„ ๋‘๋ฅด๊ณ  3์žฅ์˜ ๊ฐ์ž ๋ฐ˜์ฃฝ์„ ๊ตฌ์›Œ์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 6. ๊ฐ์ž๋ฐ˜์ฃฝ์˜ ์–‘๋ฉด์ด ๋…ธ๋ฆ‡ํ•ด์ง€๊ธฐ ์‹œ์ž‘ํ•˜๋ฉด ์ฃผ๊ฑฑ์œผ๋กœ ์„ธ ๋ฉ์–ด๋ฆฌ๋ฅผ ์„ž์–ด ํ•ฉ์นœ ๋’ค ํ‰ํ‰ํ•˜๊ฒŒ ํŽด์„œ ํ•œ ์žฅ์˜ ์ „์œผ๋กœ ๋งŒ๋“ค์–ด์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. (๊ฐ์ž ๋ฐ˜์ฃฝ ๊ตฌ์„๊ตฌ์„์— ๊ธฐ๋ฆ„์ด ์ž˜ ์Šค๋ฉฐ๋“ค๋„๋ก ํ•˜๋Š” ๊ณผ์ •์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.) ํ•œ ์žฅ์œผ๋กœ ๋งŒ๋“  ์ „์„ ๋’ค์ง‘์–ด๊ฐ€๋ฉฐ ๋…ธ๋ฆ‡ํ•˜๊ฒŒ ๊ตฌ์›Œ์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๊ฐ์ž๋ฐ˜์ฃฝ์ด ๋ชน์‹œ ๋ถ€๋“œ๋Ÿฝ๊ธฐ ๋•Œ๋ฌธ์— ๋’ค์ง‘๊ฐœ๋ฅผ ์“ฐ๋Š” ๊ฒƒ๋ณด๋‹ค ํŒฌ์„ ํ”๋“ค์–ด ์ „์„ ๋’ค์ง‘๋Š” ๊ฒƒ์ด ๋” ์ˆ˜์›”ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 7. ์ „์ด ๋…ธ๋ฆ‡ํ•˜๊ฒŒ ์ต์œผ๋ฉด ์‹คํŒŒ์™€ ์†Œ๊ธˆ์„ ๋ฟŒ๋ฆฌ๊ณ  ๋‹ค์‹œ ์„ž์€ ๋’ค ๋ถ€์นจ๊ฐœ ๋ชจ์–‘์œผ๋กœ ๋„“๊ฒŒ ํŽด์ค๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. 8. ๊ณ ์ถ”๊ฐ€๋ฃจ์— ์†Œ๊ธˆ์„ ์„ž๊ณ  ์™„์„ฑ๋œ ๊ฐ์ž์ „์„ ์ฐ์–ด๋จน์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. = ๋ ˆ์‹œํ”ผ๋ฅผ ์†Œ๊ฐœํ•˜๋Š” ์žฅ๋ฆฐ์ƒค ์”จ๋Š” ์›ํŒŒ์ธ๋””๋„ˆ์˜ ํ˜ธ์ŠคํŠธ ์žฅ๋ฆฐ์ƒค ์”จ๋Š” ์ค‘๊ตญ ๊ท€์ฃผ ์ถœ์‹ ์œผ๋กœ, ์•„ํ™‰ ์‚ด์— ๊ณ ํ–ฅ์„ ๋– ๋‚˜ ์ƒํ•˜์ด์—์„œ ๊ธด ์‹œ๊ฐ„์„ ๋ณด๋ƒˆ์Šต๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์™ธ๋กญ๊ณ  ๊ณ ๋‹จํ•œ ๊ฐ์ง€์ƒํ™œ์„ ์œ„๋กœํ•ด์ค€ ์นœ๊ตฌ๋Š” ์Œ์‹์ด์—ˆ๋‹ค๋Š”๋ฐ์š”, ๊ทธ๋ž˜์„œ ๊ท€์ฃผ์˜ ์Œ์‹๊ณผ ์ƒํ•˜์ด์˜ ์Œ์‹์— ํŠนํžˆ ์ž์‹ ์žˆ๋‹ค๊ณ  ๋งํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ๋ฟ๋งŒ ์•„๋‹ˆ๋ผ ๋ถ๊ฒฝ, ์‚ฌ์ฒœ, ๊ด‘๋™ ๋“ฑ ์ค‘๊ตญ ๊ฐ์ง€์˜ ๋Œ€ํ‘œ ์š”๋ฆฌ๋„ ๋งŽ์ด ์—ฐ๊ตฌํ•ด๋ดค๋Œ€์š”. ์›ํ•˜๋Š” ์ง€์—ญ๋งŒ ๋งํ•ด์ค€๋‹ค๋ฉด ์–ธ์ œ๋“  ์„ ๋ณด์ผ ์ˆ˜ ์žˆ์„ ์ •๋„๋กœ์š”.