Why is the inside of a freshly cut open pear, brown before the air can even get to it ? Straight from the tree, hand picked,cut open and brown
They may have been overripe. When pears are past their peak they start turning brown and soften from the core outward. Such pears aren’t actually spoiled, the flesh is just breaking down as a normal process in the late stage of ripening. In that condition you can still make sauce or pear butter, or cook them. See our Top 10 Ways To Enjoy Pears!