In Season: Pears
Prepare elegant appetizers perfect for a sophisticated dinner party or soiree. This delicious crostini has grilled pear wedges sprinkled with pecans and rosemary. Drizzle on honey for a sweet finish to a beautiful appetizer.
- Recipe: Gorgonzola-Grilled Pear Crostini
You always want a morning meal on a Saturday or Sunday to taste special, but this flavorful, low-fat dish makes the end of the week more than memorable. It jump-starts the day in a healthful way.
- Recipe: Buttermilk-Pear Pancakes
This easy-to-prepare dish has an impressive flavor combination of savory onions and sweet pears - perfect for any weeknight meal or for when you're entertaining company.
A sweet-and-spicy fruit mixture fills this juicy pork loin, and pear preserves make a delectable glaze. You won't even need a centerpiece if this is on the menu.
This salad has the perfect blend of fruit with the apples, pears, and dried cranberries. The salty cashews also balance out the sweetness. Top with grilled chicken and turn this salad into a main course.
This herb-and-walnut cheese spread is ideal for large gatherings. Pear preserves balance the tanginess of the Roquefort cheese, and toasted pecans and walnuts add nutty flavor.
Pecans add crunch and a hint of nutty flavor to this delicious fall salad. Maple bacon, fresh fruit, and Gorgonzola cheese up the ante in flavor, and a Cranberry Vinaigrette makes it even more delicious!
Planning on having friends over? Impress them with a hearty steak pizza. The recipe serves four, so double it to serve six to eight. Most grills can handle two (12 inch) pizzas at a time.