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Pear Cider Reduction with Aged Cheddar Cheese

Main Ingredient: Fruits

Yield: 4 servings

Photo and Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup pear cider or sparkling pear juice
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 ripe pears
  • 8 Ounce Aged Cheddar cheese, at room temperature (aged 2 years or older is preferred)
  • Crusty French bread, sliced

Directions

  1. In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, simmer the cider until it reduces to a syrup consistency, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
  2. Cut each pear into 6 wedges. Remove cores. Place 3 wedges on each of four small plates. Break (do not cut) cheese into 2-ounce portions and place over the pear wedges. Spoon warm pear syrup over the cheese. Serve with warm crusty French bread.

BLACK CREEK® PRODUCTS USED IN THIS RECIPE

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 2 Years)

Black Creek® offers award-winning premium Cheddar cheeses that are recognized for their rich and creamy taste. Each of the brands’ offerings is carefully selected to ensure you receive a consistently delicious cheese that’s perfect for snacking.

Black Creek®  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 3 Years)

For over a century, farm fresh milk from the heart of America’s Dairyland has been finely crafted into classic, naturally-aged cheeses under the watchful eyes of certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemakers. Black Creek® Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese is made using these same time-honored traditions and carefully aged for three years to build a full, richly sharp flavor and delightfully crumbly texture.

Black Creek®  Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Aged 9 Months)

Black Creek® Cheddar cheeses are made using old-world craftsmanship by Greg Palubicki, a certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker. The result? The finest in premium Wisconsin Cheddar cheese with a dedication to quality you can taste.

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