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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
What's Cookin'...Best Blogger Pear Recipes | cookincanuck.com #pears

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 by Cookin

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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