Thai-Inspired Chicken and Pear “Noodle” Salad

This fresh and fun recipe isn’t just chock-full of vegetables, it’s chock-full of delicious USA Pears! Firm, fiber-rich Anjou pears stand in for noodles in this salad, and the “noodles” couldn’t be more simple to make using a spiral vegetable slicer. Start by shredding leftover chicken (or pick up a rotisserie chicken). Next, shake together the Asian lime dressing, slice the veggies for the salad, and finally, toss it all together with the pear “noodles”. Top the salad with toasted, chopped peanuts and get ready to fall in love! Thai-Inspired Chicken and Pear “Noodle” Salad For the Asian Lime Dressing: ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons water 1 – 2 teaspoons fish sauce, according to your taste Directions: Combine the lime juice and honey in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake vigorously Continue reading

Korean Short Rib Roundup

I know what you’re thinking. It’s winter, and it’s cold and gray, and I just want some comfort food. Some hearty, umami-packed, meaty comfort food. And you’re right. But I haven’t gone off the deep end, either…there are still pears involved here.  I’ve gathered up three tasty-looking Korean short rib recipes, all featuring a different cooking method: grilled, braised, and slow cooked. Pick a pear (Bosc, Asian, whatever variety you can get your hands on). Grate it up. It’s time to get your meat on! Nom Nom Paleo’s Slow Cooker Korean Grass Fed Short Ribs Blue Kitchen’s Korean Oven-Braised Short Ribs Tartine and Apron Strings’s Galbi (Korean BBQ Beef Short Ribs) Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn