Ripening Instructions
Pears are intentionally picked green because the true flavor does not develop until the fruit is ripened.  Thus, ripening is key to maximizing your experience of eating pears.  For detailed information on how to ripen pears, please visit the USA Pears website
Pear Recipes
The possibilities of how to eat and cook pears is endless and some of our favorite recipe sites are:
allrecipes.com
Food.com
USAPears.com
Other Pear Resources
Nutritional Information