Since he is a pear aficionado and I am not, this purée became his dish to make and consume. I still found it too bitter.
So when he said he was going to make it for our Easter meal, I was somewhat less than enthusiastic. I think I shrugged.
Hence you can imagine how surprised I was to discover that this dish was light and delicious! What had changed? The spouse had used canned pears in water instead of real pears.