3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/4 cup brandy
4 whole cloves
Whipped cream or ice cream, for serving
Heat oven to 400*F. Place pears cut side down in a 3-quart baking dish. Combine honey, butter, and brandy. Drizzle over pears and sprinkle with cinnamon and cloves. Roast pears, basting occasionally, until they are knife tender, about 35 to 40 minutes. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.