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Pear and Granola Muffins

Pear and Granola Muffins 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 large eggs 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/2 cup plain low-fat…

Roasted Pears and Red Onions

Roasted Pears and Red Onions 4 semi-ripe medium pears, quartered and cored 1 large red onion, cut into 8 wedges 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 sprigs rosemary Preheat…

Apple and Pear Crisp

Apple and Pear Crisp 2 pounds ripe pears 2 pounds firm apples 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup granulated…

Ina’s Apple and Pear Crisp

Ina's Apple and Pear Crisp INGREDIENTS 2 pounds ripe pears (4 pears) 2 pounds firm apples 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed…

Sharp Cheddar and Pear Grilled Cheese

Sharp Cheddar and Pear Grilled Cheese INGREDIENTS 1 ripe pear, cored and sliced 2 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, thinly sliced or shredded (use 4 oz. for extra cheesy sandwiches) 1 tbsp. butter, softened 4 slices hearty bread DIRECTIONS Heat…

Croque Monsieur Sandwich with Pears

Croque Monsieur Sandwich with Pears INGREDIENTS 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard 8 slices whole-wheat bread 4 teaspoons light mayonnaise 2 ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced 8 ounces leftover ham slices 4 ounces Swiss cheese (4 to…