…And a partridge in a pear tree!
Did you know that December is National Pear Month? The United States is one of the largest producers of pears worldwide, with most of the country’s pear production happening on the west coast in states like Washington and Oregon. Whether you like a sweet or savory dish, we have 10 ways that you can incorporate this delectable fruit into any dish this December.
Grilled fruit makes this delightful dessert all the more delicious. Adding on the light pistachio creme is just the icing on top.
Revamp your plain pork chops this season by adding salty feta cheese and sweet pears to put a fun spin on dinner.
Almond liqueur combined with cranberries and pears creates the perfect decadent dessert that’s easier to make that you’d think (we’ll take poaching pears over eggs any day).
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This isn’t your quintessential quesadilla! Nutmeg, pears and pepper jack cheese come together to create a sweet and salty sampling.
While we can’t guarantee that this soup will make you 10 years younger, we can tell you that pears are rich in cholesterol-lowering fiber and epicatechin, an antioxidant combating the negative effects of aging.
These tasty tarts are surprisingly simple to make and puts the pears on display.
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Mix up your favorite rice recipes by adding pears, walnuts and gorgonzola for a sweet and tangy twist on a classic side dish.
The pine nut-crusted goat cheese combined with pears and a champagne vinaigrette are every bit as luxurious as it sounds. This salad is simple and satisfying, but will impress guests.
Featuring pumpkin, apples and pears, this dessert recipe is practically good for you. The crunch of the fruit combined with the smooth, creamy cheesecake dip will have you reaching for seconds (and thirds)!
These Korean pork sliders feature soy sauce, ginger, Asian pear and Chinese cabbage to create the perfect protein packed snack.