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