These are wonderful addition to a cheese course. Serve a few of the dried pears with a few slices of fresh pead and a blue cheese such as a buttery Gorgonzola. This recipe is from the Early Summer 2002 issue of Food and Drink Magazine.
Ready, Set, Cook! Reynolds Wrap contest entry. Love the combination of pears and ginger so this was a natural. Be sure to use the Non-Stick Reynolds Wrap (love this stuff), otherwise the tart will stick to the pan.
This is a simple crockpot recipe I got from another mom. If your crockpot cooks hot, I recommend a shorter time and checking it periodically. I did mine on high and it started burning around the edges at 2 1/2 hours. All I had to serve with it was powdered sugar and my 5 yo gobbled down 2 pieces, asking for more!
This classic pear crisp is enlivened by freshly grated ginger. The toasted pecan topping is good enough to stand on it's own. A fragrant dollop of whipped cream infused with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg is a delicious addition when serving.
This is SO, SO delicious! And the color! Beautiful and delicious! Very elegant served in a crystal compote. Doesn't need cake, ice cream, whipped cream!: it's delicious on itself! Select pears of uniform size, otherwise some will cook and others will be a bit raw inside. (Source: “Perfect Preserves,” Nora Carey, 1990 edition.)
Although now slightly tweaked, this recipe comes from the Jan 2003 cookbooklet Favorite Brand Name Recipes -- Holiday Desserts. Why it's called a 'galette' is beyond me since in France, I understand that refers to a type of cake, while in French Canada, I think it's more like a large cookie. What this recipe makes, for me, is more like an open, rustic pie! Whatever you call it, it is delicious!