Caramel Apple Pear Cobbler

Ignore the semi-burnt pecans and let me tell you about this cobbler. It has an oatmeal cookie-slash-muffin-hybrid cobbler topping, amazing homemade caramel and just delicious apple and pears. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and maybe some tea and you’ve got yourself one of the best fall desserts. Or, you could bring this to a…

Bittersweet Chocolate and Pear Cake

This is an incredible combination of delicious pear fruityness and dark chocolate goodness all wrapped up in a delightful cake. The key is to slice the pears very thin, almost like a tarte tatin, and then layer the slices between the chocolate. I had never baked with pears before so this first attempt turned out…