Roasted Pears with Lemon Cream and Maple Caramel Syrup

Roasted Pears with Lemon Cream & Maple Caramel Syrup

For once I don’t have too much to say about a recipe – only that I became utterly enamored with the idea of this when I was leafing through a Midwest Magazine. I was wowed! Perfect for fall, perfect for Thanksgiving and perfect for me! The recipe makes eight servings, but for these photos, I made a smaller version.

Roasted Pears with Lemon Cream and Maple Caramel Syrup

Roasted Pears with Lemon Cream and Maple Caramel Syrup

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Shaved Broccoli Salad Apples Tarragon

Shaved Broccoli Salad with Apple & Tarragon

I try to eat healthy, fresh vegetables all year ’round, paying attention of course to pricing and seasonality when I can. This year, though, when summer finally hit I felt like I emerged from the house into the sunlight like one of the old-time pioneers I’ve read about, looking for anything green to eat. I’ve learned to trust my cravings, and this Shaved Broccoli Salad helped satisfy them.

Shaved Broccoli Salad with Apples & Tarragon

Shaved Broccoli Salad with Apples & Tarragon

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