Pear, Gouda, Spam Grill-wiches

Grilled Pear Gouda and Spam

More grilled sandwich goodness! This time  we had a basket of pears that were deliciously ripe. We’d eaten them sliced as dessert for several meals and with my recent Spam addiction I thought they’d make a good sandwich pairing. Add slices of gouda cheese and we might have a stunning sandwich to go along with the soup I’d made for a casual supper. Continue reading

Grilled Turkey Pear Sandwich {with Cranberry Sauce}

Turkey Pear Sandwiches with Cranberries

Turkey Pear Sandwiches with Cranberries

Grilled turkey sandwiches again? Well of course, this time it’s for leftovers and includes pears. I think pears were even better than ever this year, and as I sliced one up for breakfast, I imagined them sliced up with turkey and grilled. Pears are a mellow fruit and maybe the addition of a smear of my homemade cranberry sauce might liven up a turkey pear sandwich? Continue reading

Curried Butternut Squash and Pear Soup {Monday with Linda}

Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Winter is still making itself at home up North.  I’ve had a nice long spell to enjoy making my soups this year.  Once spring arrives, soup just isn’t the first thing that comes to mind at mealtimes.  But when you wake up to -10 F the third week in March, soup is in order.  This is another one of the pureed soups that are favored by my sister Linda and myself. Continue reading