Try any one of these dessert recipes—like the apple-and-pear galette with walnut streusel or the pear tarte tatin with red-wine caramel—to learn how to use the fruit in creative and interesting culinary ways.
Root-Vegetable Hot Dish with Parsnip Puree
Chef Gavin Kaysen of Spoon and Stable in Minneapolis created this hearty vegetarian dish, which features roasted root vegetables and a creamy parsnip puree, as a lighter alternative to the traditionally meat-heavy Minnesota casserole. Slideshow: More Casseroles
24 Pear Recipes
These recipes for sweet pears include flaky pies, delicious cocktails, vibrant salads and more.
Flaugnarde with Pears
F&W published the recipe for this not-too-sweet fruit pancake to celebrate the publication of the 2005 edition of Paula Wolfert’s 1983 classic, The Cooking of Southwest France. Flaugnarde (flow-NYARD) is a sibling of the more familiar, baked fruit dessert called clafoutis. It’s just as good for brunch as it is for dessert, served puffed and hot, right out of the oven. Slideshow: Amazing Provençal Recipes