Pear and Gorgonzola Crostata


It’s never too early to start thinking about dessert. What are you making tonight? May we recommend a pear and gorgonzola crostata??

meatballs & milkshakes

Crostatas are great because you don’t have to worry about a pie shell. You bake them on a cookie sheet and they are wonderfully rustic and delicious. It’s still pretty chilly here, so the fall/winter desserts are still what I’m craving. I love pears with blue cheese, and when it’s still warm, this is a perfect ending to a meal. How can you go wrong combining dessert and cheese course?

Pear and Gorgonzola Crostata

2 pears, sliced

2 tablespooons thyme, minced

juice of half a lemon

1 cup crumbled gorgonzola (the better the cheese, the better the final product)

1/4 cup honey

1 pastry crust (homemade is better but you can use a defrosted frozen one as well)

1 egg, beaten

2 tablespoons raw sugar or large crystalled sugar

Roll out the pastry dough into a round about 1/4 inch thick or as thinly as you can and still be…

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2 thoughts on “Pear and Gorgonzola Crostata”

  1. You are killing me! Everything you post I want to make. Getting added to the (ever growing) list of “Recipes to Try”!

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