Open-Faced Sandwich with Gorgonzola and Pears

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The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

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Blue cheeses, particularly the Italian Gorgonzola dolcelatte, have a special affinity for pears and apples. If Gorgonzola is too strong for your taste, try a milder blue cheese or thin it with a larger amount of cream cheese than suggested below.

Juicy, buttery-fleshed pears such as Bartlett or Cornice are wonderful here, but an Asian pear, which is at once both juicy and crisp, would be quite good too. The flesh is more granular and less buttery but would certainly add textu