Pear Salad with “55” Dressing

This is a salad that I have made my own. I had the original version at a restaurant, years ago. The restaurant is no longer in business, but I think this comes as close as I’ll ever get. The dressing to this salad is key, it is tangy, salty, sweet and not only complements the pears but also works with many other salad combinations. I have used it with grilled chicken on a big salad and I liked it almost as much as on a side dinner salad. But with pears, it is supreme!

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Brown Butter Pear Crisp

Move over apples, it’s also time for pears. Brown Butter Pear Crisp is a real treat and there is one just out of my oven! ┬áThe aroma of the spices and pears are making the house smell wonderful. You really need to make this as soon as you can. I love the creamy texture of the pears in contrast to the crisp.

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