Wednesday, January 14, 2009

50 + 1 Recipes for Pears

Pears are a great fruit and a pretty cheap fruit. I also canned/jarred a pile of pears this year, so need different ways of using them. Here are some recipes for pears.

1. Pear puree, again I buy pears on the reduced rack, peel them and pop them in a pan to boil up with a little water, then puree, sometimes on their own, sometimes with raspberries for pear sauce or pear and raspberry sauce.

2. Pear, Raspberry and Almond Flan

3. Cranberry Pear Upsidedown Muffins

4. Veal Chops with Chipolte Pears

5. Pear and Celery Soup - I'll give this one a miss....LOL

6. Poached Pears with Caramel Crackle and Cream

7. Puree of Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Pears

8. Baked Pear Pudding - this sounds so good

9. Sour Cream Pear Cake

10. Roquefort Pear Salad - a classic recipe, I just don't like blue cheese - stinky!!

11. Fresh Pear Pie

12. Creamy Pear Pie - like the sound of this one

13.Quinoa Salad with Pears, Feta and Herbs

14. Pasta Salad with Pears and Fennel

15. Parsnips with Pear and Wild Rice

16. Buttermilk Pear Ginger Cake - this sounds yummy

17. Sugar-Grilled Pears with Maple Cream

18. Pear and Maple Bread Pudding - excellent this one doesn't have yucky currants or sultana's in it

19. Grilled Five Spice Pork with Pear Salsa

20. Niagara Fruit Bread

21. Pear and Grape Jam - I can't visualize this can you?

22. Snack Kebobs

23. Cornmeal and Pear Crusted Halibut

24. Pork Scaloppini with Caramelized Pears

25. White Wine Poached Pears with Cranberry Orange Mascarpone Filling

26. Crêpes with Brown Sugar Pears and Chocolate - love the sound of these

27. Fresh and Saucy Raspberry Pears with Chocolate Curls - super simple to make

28. Pear and Pomegranate Caramel Pie

29. Pear Chutney - not a chutney fan

31. Upside-Down Pear Pudding

32. Pear and Cranberry Crisp

33. Baked Pear Souffles

34. Pear Ka-bobs with Strawberry Dipping Sauce - this would be so good in the summer

35. Gingered Pear Freezer Jam

36. Oh Pear - an alcoholic drink

37. Grilled Asian Shrimp Skewers with Pears

38. Balsamic Glazed Pear and Goat Cheese Crostini - not your regular run of the mill appetizer

39. Raisin-Pear Clafouti Recipe - I'll give this one a miss!

40. Parsnip, Pear and Celariac Soup

41. Pear Pie with Walnut Crust - makes a change from a regular pastry crust

42. Mice " Kids & Adults Will Love!" - this is so cute and so easy.....

43. Pomegranate-Pear Muesli

44. Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup With Crumbled Blue Cheese

45. Pear Crostata - easy peasy to make this

46. Oven Baked Potato and Pear Rosti

47. Lemon Pear Tart

48. Pear Cinnamon Cheese Dreams

49. Pear Custard Galette

50. Strawberry and Pear Quesadillas - these sound pretty good

51. Pear Dessert Pizza - this recipe can be changed easily to suit your own tastes

What a lot of different recipes there. I can see us having a few new desserts thanks to these recipes. I hope you try a couple also.

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Next week it's Oranges.


Black Eyed Susie said...

Yummo! It's not pear season here yet - hopefully I'll remember to come back when it is!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Wow Gill--you are really trying to get us all healthy, aren't you??? First apples--now pears!!!!

Thanks for all of this wonderful information. George and I love pears.

George said...

You have some interesting ideas here. Thanks.

Sandi McBride said...

We have several pear trees and I make pear jelly, and can them for other uses...but the recipe I'm trying first is the Pear Cranberry Upside down muffins...yes indeedy, I'm gonna try that one on for taste!
Thanks for these great links

Anonymous said...

Now how did you know I just love pears!