Pear & Almond Clafouti
Serves 6 Traditionally a clafouti is French dessert made with black cherries in an excessively buttered dish in a cakey almond pudding like batter, baked and dusted with powdered sugar. This version is adapted form Julia Child’s clafouti recipe and utilizes almonds and pears. Ingredients 3 bosc pears, cored and sliced thin (peels left on) […]
Honey Ricotta Bourboun Fritter with Dried Fig & Pear Bourboun Sauce
Makes about 25 fritters Ingredients 1 pound fresh ricotta, drained 3 eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup flour 2 tablespoons *Buffalo Trace Bourboun Oil for frying Dried Fig & Pear Compote (recipe follows) Directions In a large bowl whisk together the ricotta, eggs, vanilla, sugar, baking powder, […]
Dried Fig & Pear Sauce
Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup dried figs, chopped superfine 1 pear, peeled, cored and chopped superfine ½ cup turbinado sugar 1 cup water ¼ cup *Buffalo Trace Bourboun 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cinnamon stick 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped superfine *Hemispherical Black Mission Fig Bitters Directions Place all ingredients in a small […]
Pear & Cranberry Bellini
Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pears, peeled, seeded and chopped ½ cup fresh cranberries 2 tablespoons brown sugar Prosecco Directions In a small saucepan over medium heat, add pears and cranberries and cook until soft; 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool, then add to blender. Blend until smooth and strain through […]
Ginger Cardamom Pear Jam
INGREDIENTS 1 pound pears, semi ripe, peeled, cored and chopped and put in lemon water (to keep from browning) 2 cups sugar in the raw 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped fine 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 cardamom pod, split and seeds removed 1 egg white, for brushing tops of pop tarts […]
Whipped Greek Yogurt Parfait
Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup Greek yogurt ½ cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 crisp apple, diced 1 ripe pear, diced ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted DIRECTIONS Place yogurt, whipping cream, honey, and dried spices into a cold mixing bowl. […]
Pear Ginger Pot Pie Pockets
A quick take on the pot pie, somewhere in the middle between a hot pocket and a pop tart but perfect for a quick sweet and spicy snack.
Pear and Cranberry Bellini
Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 pears, peeled, seeded and chopped ½ cup fresh cranberries 2 tablespoons brown sugar Prosecco PREPARATION In a small saucepan, add pears and cranberries and cook until soft, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool, then add to blender. Blend until smooth and strain through fine mesh strainer. […]
Pear Cardamom Ginger Chutney
This cranberry sauce alternative is exotic and decadent while still remaining seasonal and partners with turkey exceptionally well. This sweet and spicy chutney will wow your Thanksgiving guests with tingling delight!
Pear Riesling Cast Iron Gallette with Cardamom Whipped Cream
Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the Pastry: 1½ cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 10 tablespoons (1¼ sticks) unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 1 large egg yolk 1 to 3 tablespoons ice-cold Oregon Riesling wine For the Gallette 6-8 pears, cored and cut in wedges, ½-inch thick ½ cup […]
Argentine creole stew of meats, fruits and vegetables.
Cranberry Pear Thyme Champagne Cocktails
Makes 4 cocktails
Paired with a special meal like Cornish game hens and baked with citrus and herbs, these dazzling holiday cocktails set the scene for the evening.
Vanilla Ice Cream with Caramelized Pears and Hazelnuts
Serve pear mixture warm over a small scoop of vanilla ice cream.