A fruity surprise.

About a decade ago, we cleared brush between the house and the road, and planted a set of young trees in their place. Last week, after long forgetting, we realized that – among the trees planted – was a pear tree. And, more impressively, there were several dozen, nearly ripe pears! Here are a few:

They’re quite tasty. Soon they will all be ripe. Time to make pear compote, pear crisp, pear sauce, and more…