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Cheesy Shrimp Ciabatta

For out last get together I made this delicious Cheesy Shrimp Ciabatta. This is an appetizer that shrimp fans will love. In our family this is one of our most favorite recipes. It's so delicious!

You can go with a baguette instead if you would like bite sized portions, but it is hard to beat a fresh loaf of ciabatta bread. The baguette slices will get much crunchier so if you prefer that mouth feel, you can go with a baguette. A fresh French bread would also work great.


Fresh Pear Crumble Pie

Recently I found myself with a bag of pears all beginning to ripe at the same time. I considered a few recipes but settled on this delicious Fresh Pear Crumble Pie. It was a big hit at our house with adults and children alike. It has a wonderful sour cream layer with sliced pears on top, and on top of that, a buttery crumble topping.

With a few extra pears to still use up, I'm considering making another of these babies. The same recipe made twice in the same week shows what a winner this one is. Enjoy!

Fresh Pear Crumble Pie
Makes one pie
Print Friendly Recipe

  • For the filling:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3 pears, peeled and sliced 1/4" thick. Alternatively you can use 2 cans of pears, thinly sliced, when pears are not in season.
  • For the crust:
  • 1 premade pie crust, unbaked
  • For the topping:
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 350-f degrees. Add the pie crust to your pie plate. Poke the bottom of the crust a few times with a fork. Crimp the edges however you prefer to create a nice edge on the pie.
  2. Prepare the pear filling: In a medium mixing bowl, mix all filling ingredients except pears. Pour into the unbaked pie crust. 
  3. Peel, core, and slice the pears. Spread evenly over the top of the pie filling. The design wont batter as it will be covered by the crumb topping, so just ensure it is evenly spread across the pie.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes and remove from the oven. While it is baking, prepare the crumb topping.
  5. Crumb Topping: In a small mixing bowl, mix all topping ingredients with a fork or your fingers until crumbly. I prefer using my hands but either way works. Sprinkle evenly over the pear layer of the pie. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until set. Remove from oven and cool completely. Cover and chill. This is best served cold and would be fantastic with lightly sweetened whipped cream.


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