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Spinach Salad with Pears & Candied Pecans

A tasty combination of pears, blue cheese and spinach make this salad a standout. The sugared pecans add a nice crunch and a bit of sweetness. If you like poppy seeds, feel free to add some to the vinaigrette.—Tamara Stimpson, Zephyr, Ontario

Warm Pear Salad

1 review

Pear slices tossed with salad greens, red onion and blue cheese are drizzled with tangy raspberry vinaigrette in this refreshing...


Sweet Potato and Pear Soup

2 reviews

I’m a family physician who loves to try new recipes. This tasty cold-weather soup has garnered many warm compliments from...


Portobello Burgers with Pear-Walnut Mayonnaise

2 reviews

A big, juicy grilled mushroom with a nutty pear mayonnaise and creamy blue cheese makes for an outstanding veggie burger....


Pear Squash Bisque with Cinnamon Cream

4 reviews

This lightly sweet and fruity squash soup makes a lovely first course for Thanksgiving. The texture is creamy and smooth....

Sweet Potato Pear Casserole

1 review

“This is an old standby that’s always good,” Miriam Lavella assures from Kersey, Pennsylvania. The comforting side dish prepared with...


Spiced Pear Lettuce Salad

I like to serve this pretty salad in the fall. The colors are bright, the texture fresh and the flavors...

Taste-of-Fall Salad

21 reviews

My parents stayed with me at a friend's beautiful ranch for the holidays and I made them this great salad....


Gorgonzola Pear Tossed Salad

Tired of tossed salads? Here's an irresistible variation featuring pears that makes an attractive and tasty first course. The cheese...


Grilled Gorgonzola Pear Salad

I served this at a recent dinner party. The contrast in flavors and textures and the beautiful presentation were a...


Candied Pecan Pear Salad

1 review

For special occasions, I like to dress up packaged salad greens with sweet pears, crunchy pecans and a slightly tart...

Hazelnut and Pear Salad

2 reviews

My husband, daughter and I raise hazelnuts in the Willamette Valley-so this salad is a family favorite. Since our home...


Warm Cabbage, Fennel and Pear Salad

This crunchy salad makes an elegant first course or side, but it's hearty enough to be an entree when paired...


Goat Cheese, Pear & Onion Pizza

1 review

Goat cheese and basil take this pizza to the next level of flavor. “My husband and I developed this recipe...