Recipes and Cooking Pear Old-Fashioned Just a small of amount of bitters highly concentrated flavoring adds an extra kick and depth of flavor to this take on an Old-Fashioned cocktail. By Mary Payne Moran Mary Payne Moran Facebook Instagram Twitter Website A Los Angeles Chef with strong roots from Oklahoma City, Mary is an expert in her culinary field with 20 years of experience. She has been with Traditional Home Magazine since 2012. She creates timeless, beautiful, and delicious menus with accompanying recipes. Her recipes are a mix of classic favorites with a touch of what's trending in today's market. For Mary, cooking is more than putting food on a table, it's a powerful way to connect and create relationship with both food and the people you are feeding, even if it's just yourself.Mary's pasta, pies, biscuit, and donut classes have been featured in Los Angeles newspapers and magazines. William Sonoma, Sur La Table, and the King's Roost have featured Mary in their lineup. Her classes have also brought people in from all over the world.Food styling enhanced Mary's attention to detail when displaying or plating food. Preparing Sooki's kitchen on Gilmore Girls gave her a love for beautiful food. Mary graduated from the Le Cordon Blue in Pasadena, California, in 2003. She then traveled to Lucca, Italy, and attended The Tuscan Chef Italian Cooking School in 2005. Mary also received her Nutritionist and Weight Management Specialist certification from American Fitness Professionals & Association in 2009. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on November 22, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Total Time: 10 mins Servings: 1 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ teaspoon sugar 2 dashes bitters 1 lemon twist* 2 slices Anjou pear 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 oz.) pear nectar 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 oz.) bourbon (optional)** Ice cubes Fresh thyme sprig Directions In an old fashioned glass combine first three ingredients (through lemon twist); add one of the pear slices. Using a muddler or the back of a spoon, crush mixture until fruit is pulverized and sugar is dissolved. Stir in pear nectar and bourbon (if using). Add ice cubes. Top with remaining pear slice and thyme. * Use a vegetable peeler to remove 3x1-inch strips of peel from the lemon. Nonalcoholic option Substitute nonalcoholic bourbon or brewed, cooled barley tea for the bourbon. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 64 Calories 16g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 1 Calories 64 % Daily Value * Sodium 3mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 15g Vitamin C 1.1mg 6% Calcium 5mg 0% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 23mg 0% Folate, total 1.6mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.