Pears are in season, and what better way to celebrate this divine Fall fruit than with cheese? Next time you go to your neighborhood cheese shop, be sure to ask about these sheep, cow, and goat milk cheeses so you can enjoy them atop sweet, crunchy pear slices. Before a meal or after, these sophisticated duos will impress without being showy.
This salad, with its salty, spicy, tangy, and sweet components, turned out to be the perfect way to get guests psyched for supper while still leaving plenty of room for the main course.
Toasted on the stove, pepitas, or hulled pumpkin seeds, impart a nutty flavor to the olive oil, which plays a crucial part in the aromatic dressing. Make this your Thanksgiving salad when you keep reading.
If you want to get healthy in the New Year but still follow your resolution to cook on a budget, here's my advice: be sure to begin each day with a wholesome breakfast that starts at home. It's all too easy to fall into the routine of buying smoothies, but they're so uncomplicated and economical to make at home. For a refreshing departure from the iconic blend of berries and bananas, opt for a creamy avocado-pear mixture that's so vividly green in color, you know it's got to be good for you! Indeed, it is: This recipe, which comes courtesy of the new book Power Foods, is chock-full of folic acid, soluble fiber, and monounsaturated fatty acids.
Boost your breakfast when you read on.
Here, tender anjou pear slices add intrigue to a classic cosmopolitan for an ultrasmooth sip and a mellow yet lingering finish. Serve it to guests at a Fall function, and leave them wondering what makes your cosmo so special. For a recipe that's very right now, keep reading.
Does baby like or not like? That is the question. This poor fella can't make sense of this pear concoction. Mom seems to think it's worth his while, but his taste buds are tingling, screaming, and wanting nothing to do with it. So he muscles through all the gagging and tries his darndest to enjoy the tang, but sheesh! Lemons and pears cannot be trusted.
If the trendiness of the PataPri Pear Tablecloth ($68) weren't enough to make me swoon, it's also well designed, modern, cheerful, fun, and cuter than buttons. Its pear pattern is hand silkscreened onto light-blue, 100-percent linen, and at 60-x-90-inches, it'll fit most rectangular dining tables. Paired (excuse me) with some Danish modern chairs, it would be a show stopper, which will surely lift your spirits during the dreariness of Winter.
We all know that fresh fruits like apples and pears are great sources of fiber. And we all know that fiber is important for our health, but do you know...