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Pear, walnut, blue cheese tea sandwiches -- can I make these ahead?

cottonmama Feb 3, 2012 02:27 PM

I'm making a variety of tea sandwiches for a bridal shower tomorrow, but I'm hesitating about making the pear, walnut, blue cheese ones (http://texification.blogspot.com/2009...) ahead of time. For the others I've spread butter on the bread and topped with wax paper and a damp paper towel (and I'll do the same for these if I make the ahead), but I'm nervous about how the pears will keep. Will they be okay, or should I wait till tomorrow for these?

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    CanadaGirl RE: cottonmama Feb 3, 2012 03:17 PM

    I'd wait as the pears will likely brown. Sounds great though - I hope you've been blessed with the wonderful pears I'm finding lately :)

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      magiesmom RE: cottonmama Feb 3, 2012 04:28 PM

      I'd wait too.

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        escondido123 RE: cottonmama Feb 3, 2012 04:28 PM

        I would think you could do the cheese and walnuts now and then add the pear slices tomorrow right before you serve.

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          hotoynoodle RE: escondido123 Feb 3, 2012 09:29 PM

          you can slice the pears and acidulate them earlier in the day though, to save a bit of time. those will hold a few hours.

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