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pears are hard to eat

I'm sitting at my desk at work and the pear "juice" is squirting everywhere, on my clothes, my keyboard. It's kind of gross. Suggestions?

Thu. Apr 5, 11:23am

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Heh...I only eat them at home with a dishtowel for a bib.

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 11:29 AM

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cut them into slices and scoop out the middles (seeds). It's a great way to snack while working.

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 11:39 AM

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i second the motion to eat in slices. i usually use a fork, too, to avoid the juice dripping/running down my hand.

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 11:43 AM

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oh but they are soooooo good when ripe that they are worth the mess aren't they??!

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 11:46 AM

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Op here - I don't know - I think plums and pears are out at work now. Bananas and apples are easier. The slices thing is a great idea.

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 11:47 AM

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I really like the types that stay firm or I eat them when not quite ripe. No mess!

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 12:18 PM

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i use an apple slicer-corer to cut the pears. i also keep a great knife at work to cut things that i might not cut at home like plums

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 5:17 PM

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I never had a pear I couldn't eat. Maybe I am just a slob and don't notice!

Thursday, April 05, 2007, 10:35 PM

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