drunken infestors [wine poached pears]

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If you’re a Zerg player, you will understand how critical Infestors can be in your unit composition. For Terran and Protoss players, you’ll know how difficult it can be to defeat a Zerg player who skillfully uses their Infestors. Despite the recent balance changes to Infestors for Heart of the Swarm, they still play a key role in the mid and late game.

In the right hands, the Infestor can be a very cost effective unit. If you can sneak a few burrowed Infestor’s into your opponents base and throw out a ton of Infested Terrans, you can halter your opponent’s mining. This strategy was recently displayed in the RO32 match between KT.Rolster Flash and AcerBly at MLG Dallas 2013. If you don’t get caught, an Infested Terran attack on the mineral line can be pretty devastating.

If you’re an Infestor lover, then this recipe is for you! Take a break from campaign or multiplayer in Heart of the Swarm and reward yourself with this sweet treat.

So why are these called “Drunken Infestors?” Well, it’s because these little Infestor pears have been relaxing in wine!

UNIT COMPOSITION

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  1. pinch of salt
  2. 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  3. 1 teaspoon of honey
  4. 2 teaspoon of vanilla
  5. 1 cup of orange juice
  6. zest from 1/2 an orange
  7. 2 bartlett pears (or bosc pears), peeled
  8. 1 tablespoon of mascarpone cheese
  9. 2 cups of red wine
  10. 1 cup of orange juice

BUILD ORDER

Prep time will take about 10 minutes. Cook time will be about 20 minutes. This makes 4 servings. (1/2 pear each)

Calories per serving: ~170 calories

OPENING

  1. Cut peeled pears in half.
  2. Scoop out the seeds of the pears.

MID GAME

  1. Pour red wine and orange juice in a pot.
  2. Place pears in the pot. Set the pot on medium heat.
  3. Add in your pinch of salt, honey, vanilla, and orange zest.
  4. Poach pears in the liquid for about 20 minutes. Occasionally spoon the wine over the pears.

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LATE GAME

  1. Remove poached pears from the pot and place each 
  2. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  3. Place a mascarpone cheese in the pitted center of the pear.
  4. OPTIONAL: Garnish with a orange wedge and additional honey.
  5. Eat!

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And that’s a GG WP!

Alternatively, if you want these pears to look a little bit more like Infestors, flip over the pears so the pitted side faces downward:

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This silly Infestor is so drunk that he’s wearing a orange slice as a hat! Teehee.

Since the bulk of this recipe is fruit, it’s fairly low in calories. If you’re really trying to watch your calorie intake, just omit the mascarpone cheese. They store pretty well in the fridge, so you can enjoy these Infestors either warm or cold!

GL HF!

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