Recipe Box, Spinach Salad with Roasted Pear, Prosciutto & Brussels

Main dish salad in the winter time is probably the last thing you are dreaming of, but this salad is a wonderful way to enjoy salad when temps cool down and you’re looking for warm comfort     Start with a bowl of fresh crisp greens like spinach and romaine       Roast Brussels … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Apple, Pear, Ham & Bleu Cheese Tart

One of my favorite quiche recipe is Pear and Gorgonzola Quiche.  Pears and Bleu cheese are a perfect marriage in my book,  so I decided to tweak it a little and try it with ham instead of bacon,  and add some apple     It’s sweet and savory, with a flavor boost of bleu cheese* … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grilled Romaine Salad with Pears, Grapes, Brussels & Bleu

In the summer time I love to make some kind of wild and crazy salad for dinner, like this one inspired by a side dish from the Cookie Rookie, Pear and Bleu Cheese Roasted Brussels Sprouts I decided to add some grapes, and roast the sprouts and the grapes in the oven and serve it … Continue reading

Creations! Flatbread with pear, bacon & bleu cheese

This is one of those recipes that is more of a formula than a recipe.  Change it up to suit your taste or what you have in the fridge.  This version is a combo of all my favorites, freshly baked bread, roasted garlic, caramelized onions, bacon, bleu cheese & fresh pear. I love the sweet, … Continue reading

Creations, l’arte de salade

The Art of making a great salad is simple, fresh ingredients.  My favorite formula is to use very crisp lettuce of your choice, 1 fruit or vegetable, 1 cheese, 1 nut.  Add in chopped onion, celery, peppers or anything else you have on hand and want to include. Toss lightly with a vinaigrette so the … Continue reading

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