Fire up the Grill with USA Pears

That’s right, it’s National Barbecue Month! Here in the recently sunny Pacific Northwest, we’re pulling out all the stops to take advantage of the weather while we can. May feels like the start of summer around here this year—it’s a pear-fect time to fire up the grill! Remember, grilling doesn’t have to stop with sausages and shish kabobs. Like many other firm-fleshed fruits, pears are delicious when grilled, especially when topped with sweet or savory accompaniments like ice cream or cheese!

Here’s a quick roundup of our delicious recipes for the barbecue (I recommend Anjou or Bosc pears):

Get to grillin’!

About Brittany

Hi! I’m Brittany Wilmes, program coordinator at Pear Bureau Northwest. As half of the Communications and PR department at the Pear Bureau, I write about pear pop culture for The Pear Dish—sharing everything pear, from fresh recipes to community involvement to fun décor ideas. Have an article or idea to share? Feel free to email me! In addition to blogging, I’m busy sharing the pear love on behalf of the Pear Bureau Northwest…and eating USA Pears!

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