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Roasted Apples with Bleu Cheese

friday Roasted Apples with Bleu Cheese


2 large  Gala apples cut into half vertically

Two tbls lemon juice

3 tbls olive oil

Half cup water

One quarter cup artisanal honey

4 dried pears cut into dice



1.  Cut and core apples, grease a baking pan with olive oil and lemon juice  and place apples flesh side down

2.  Bake for 45 minutes to 60 minutes until tender but not collapsed

3.  Remove and allow to cool

4.  Place cut side up

5.  Dice dried  pears and place in a saucepan with 1 cup water and one half cup honey

6.  Simmer for 10 minutes and then strain

7.  Place pears into each apple center

8.  Place one tablespoon of  Maytag blue cheese on top of pears and place in 425 F oven for 8 minutes until blue cheese melts

9.  Serve warm

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