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Feb 16, 2005 05:37 PM

Dessert recommendations?

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Having dinner with (older) friends on Saturday night, and I wanted to bring something to contribute.
She’s “thinking of making a plum chicken recipe and a pear and pecan topped salad with a champagne vinaigrette.” Also, a cheese course with dessert wine after.
What’s a light dessert or even a starter that might go well with this? Any suggestions?
I'm so excited for this. They have the best cellar of anybody I've ever met.
Lindsay :-)

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  1. I saw this light and lovely looking grapefruit tart on epicurious.

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        strawberry shortcake

        Make summer pudding with frozen berries.

        1. For a wine dinner, I once made a pear gallette, where the pears were first poached in dessert wine. Then remove pears, reduce liquid to a syrup. Place pears and syrup in gallette dough, bake. I didn't use a recipe for filling, but I can give you more detail if you like.

          1. How about a nice gingerbread cake? There's also this Autumn Trifle with Roasted Pears and Apples with Pumpkin-Caramel Sauce. I made this for a holiday dinner, and it was a big hit. It was way tastier than I ever imagined it could be!

            Have a fun dinner!