Following a joyous Church service on Christmas Eve, we had been invited to continue the festivities with friends. Toasts and good cheer, delicious food and jubilant conversations were in wonderful abundance - and Thankfully, they continue throughout the year.
BLUE CHEESE BRUSCHETTA WITH CARAMELIZED PEARS
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
2 pears, peeled, cored and sliced
2 tablespoons butter
toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
Mix the cream cheese and blue cheese together in a small bowl. Set aside.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Place pears into skillet and cook until softened and browned on both sides.
Spread the cheese mixture on each bruschetta, top with a piece of pear, sprinkle with toasted walnuts and drizzle with honey.