What is it about fruit and cheese that makes me crazy. It is absolutely the perfect dessert for any meal. If I can make dessert on the grill so much the better.
This time of the year my favorite orchard, Reed Valley Orchard, has Meigeitsu and Korean Giant and maybe some Chojuro. I don't care they are all wonderful.
Pears With Roquefort Cheese
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup fruit vinegar, If my country grocery has it, piece of cake for you to find.
6 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons apricot preserves
6 pears, ripe but firm
12 ounces Roquefort cheese
Mix the first 4 ingredients. Do not peel the pears. Cut the pears in half and remove the cores. Pour marinade over them. Let stand for 2 hours. Preheat the grill to medium-low. Place the pears on the grill and grill until golden, turning and basting with the marinade. Serve hot with slices of Roquefort cheese.
I could eat the whole batch!