Pear Tidbit

Chunky pears:
     3 pears, cored and diced
     1 Tbsp. lemon juice

Pear sauce:
     2 pears, cored and diced
     2 Tbsp. lemon juice
     6 pitted medjool dates, diced
     1/4 tsp. cinnamon
     1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Zest of one lemon

In a bowl, toss the 3 diced pears with 1 Tbsp. of lemon juice
and set aside.

Next, in the food processor, blend the ingredients of the pear
sauce (pears, lemon juice, dates, cinnamon and nutmeg) until
smooth. Toss the sauce and diced pears together.

Place one-fourth of the pear mixture into 4 small dessert
dishes. Sprinkle each with a dusting of lemon zest.

Serves 4.

NOTE: Use a variety of pear types if you like, and use the
softest pears in the sauce.