Vanilla Pear Compote from Closet Cooking
(makes 2 servings)

2 bartlett or bosc pears (peeled, cored and cut into pite sized pieces)
3/4 cup white wine
3 tablespoon sugar (I used vanilla sugar)
1/2 vanilla bean (split and scraped)

1. Place enerything in a small sauce pan, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the pears are tender, about 5 minutes.
2. Remove the pears and set aside.
3. Increase the temperature and simmer to reduce to a syrupy texture.
4. Mix the pears back into the syrup.