Treat of the Week: Pear Tarte Tatin

pear tarte tatin recipe

This is NOT a sponsored post. The fine people at Stemilt did send me some pears to use, but it was without pay or obligation. I say this only to tell you that I am proud to use fruit from Stemilt. I recently visited their orchards and packing facility in Washington and I was blown […]

Nest Essentials: Pears 101

pear basics

Pears are a delicious ingredient for cooking or baking and make a great snack all on their own. Originating in Europe and Asia, they have been part of our world’s culinary culture for centuries. They were sacred in Greek mythology to Hera and Aphrodite and were revered as a ‘gift from the gods’ in Homer’s […]

Treat of the Week: Spiced Pear Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Swirl

spiced pear ice cream with caramel swirl recipe

We’re getting a bit of a late start with Ice Cream Month, but we’ve got several great flavors coming your way this July. We begin our smooth journey with this pear ice cream. If you like the flavor of pear, you are going to LOVE this treat. The ice cream is delicious, but the caramel […]

Treat of the Week: Dutch PearBerry Cake

dutch pear berry cake recipe

Winter dug its heels in deep this week. Our temperatures dropped dramatically and we even got a little snow (rare for these parts). Fortunately, I have plenty of stuff in my pantry and plenty of test items to bake for the bakery site launch in a few weeks. I love that winter gives you even more cause […]

Treat of the Week: Poached Pears in Vanilla Sage Wine Sauce

Earlier this week we talked about finding your preference in wines.  Maybe you tried some. Maybe you have some left over. I wouldn’t, but that’s me.  Either way, get your hands on some white wine so you can make this treat.  You won’t be disappointed.  The poached pear is an eye-pleasing dessert that is far […]