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Old 01-31-2009, 10:19 AM   #1
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any way to get pears to ripe quickly

It takes so long for the pears around here to riped and I need them ripened for a recipe. Any way to get them to ripen quickly?

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Old 01-31-2009, 10:20 AM   #2
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stick them in a bag with a banana
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Old 01-31-2009, 10:28 AM   #3
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... or an avocado.

fwiw it needs to be a brown paper bag. Plastic won't help.
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Old 01-31-2009, 12:43 PM   #4
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Or apples.
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Old 01-31-2009, 01:57 PM   #5
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It really depends on how "quickly" you need them ripened. Even all of the above suggestions will take several days. That's just the way pears are.
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