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Mini Brie & Pear Appetizer Quesadillas Recipe

Dec 23, 2013
Mini Brie & Pear Appetizer Quesadillas Recipe | cookincanuck.com

These mini quesadillas with melted Brie cheese, pear, cranberries and hazelnuts make the perfect bite-sized appetizer at only 57 calories apiece. As much as I love a good cookie at Christmastime, it’s really about the Brie. In fact, it’s a little too much about the Brie sometimes (says my jeans, not my heart). It was […]

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What’s Cookin’…Best Blogger Pear Recipes

Sep 22, 2013
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Fall is when the sweetest pears appear at the farmers’ markets, and everyone is baking and cooking them. Here is a collection of inspired and inspiring pear recipes. There is a reason that my friends are sending me texts that read things like, “You’re loving this, aren’t you?” or “I can see your smile from […]

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Grilled Pear, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto Crostini Recipe

Dec 28, 2012
Grilled Pear, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto Crostini Recipe by Cookin

An easy New Year’s Eve crostini appetizer, with grilled pears, goat cheese, prosciutto and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. This is always a bittersweet time of year for us. We’re experiencing the post-Christmas blues after saying good-bye to my parents and in-laws, and reminiscing about plenty of silly moments. At the same time, we look […]

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Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe with Brie, Pear & Hazelnuts

Nov 5, 2012
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe with Brie, Pear & Hazelnuts by Cookin' Canuck

There’s nothing quite as comforting as a grilled cheese sandwich on a cold day. This vegetarian version pairs gooey, melted Brie cheese with sweet pears, toasted hazelnuts and arugula. Whenever I make a grilled cheese sandwich, I get a sudden craving for a bowl of soup, preferably tomato. This certainly is born straight from the […]

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Caramel & Sea Salt Pear Pancake Recipe

Oct 8, 2012
Caramel & Sea Salt Pear Pancake Recipe | cookincanuck.com

There’s something about burning calories that makes good food taste great. Runner’s World Magazine recently published an article on pancakes, touting them as one of the most-craved foods following a long run. Pancakes, breakfast burritos, bacon, homefries…it all sounds pretty darn good to me after exerting any sort of energy. But okay, let’s stick with […]

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Gorgonzola Cheese Cups with Pear & Hazelnut Green Salad Recipe

Sep 20, 2012
Gorgonzola Cheese Cups with Pear & Hazelnut Green Salad Recipe

I’m bringing these fun Gorgonzola Cheese Cups filled with a Pear and Hazelnut Green Salad to a surprise virtual baby shower. There’s nothing more exciting than the imminent arrival of a new baby. When that baby is coming to someone as sweet as Jen of My Kitchen Addiction and her husband, that calls for a […]

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Asian Slaw with Cashews, Pear & Ginger Dressing Recipe

Oct 24, 2011
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I’m not kidding when I say that I could eat this salad all day long. Not only is it dressed with a vinaigrette made of some of my favorite flavors, ginger and sesame, but it is healthy and refreshing, which is a nice contrast to some of the heavier stews and soups that are passing […]

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Crockpot Pear & Ginger Applesauce Recipe

Sep 19, 2011
Pear & Ginger Applesauce Recipe

There are times when it’s best not to mess with tradition. When it comes to our Family Crockpot Applesauce Recipe (care of my mother-in-law), that is typically a good rule to follow. My husband and his brother grew up begging their mum for another batch (and another) of her easy, homemade applesauce. Laced with cinnamon […]

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Pork Tenderloin with Pear, Shallot & Vermouth Sauce Recipe

Mar 19, 2010
Pork Tenderloin with Pear, Shallot, & Vermouth Sauce Recipe

(Note: Remember to enter my cookbook giveaway. The deadline is today at 4 pm PST.) Shortly after my second son was born, my parents came to visit, offering invaluable help and moral support. Most of their assistance came in the form of the usual grandparent-ly duties – playing with my eldest son, doing laundry, making […]

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