Sarsaparilla Poached Pears W/ Skyr and Pecans


Simmer slowly, giving you plenty of time to find comfort (in soft pants, a warm chair, a good book, a kind friend).

What you will need

3/4 cup sugar

juice from half a lemon

2 cups water

1/2 cup sarsaparilla syrup

half a vanilla bean, seeds scraped

/2 inch of fresh ginger, peeled and lightly crushed

1 1 small cinnamon stick, broken into large pieces

pinch of salt

2 arge firm pears, peeled, halved, and cored

plain skyr (or yogurt)

1/2 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped


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