It's the holiday season, and for most that means you're breaking out the rolling pins, bundt pans, and pie shells. Well, I decided to take a less traditional route with this dessert. Homemade cinnamon rolls can be a bit intimidating for most. Even the most skilled home bakers steer clear of baking with yeast. Well allow me to calm your fears; yeast is very similar to baking powder in that it's sole purpose is to leaven whatever it's added to, but it's super simple as long as you follow a few simple rules:
Pears are probably my favorite fruit; their tender skin, delicate sweetness, juicy flesh, and great versatility make these gems worth waiting for each year. It's pear season, and to celebrate their arrival, I decided to highlight just why I love them.
In just one medium sized pear, you'll discover almost 6g of fiber; that's over 22% of your daily requirement, so if you're suffering from a bit of constipation, I highly recommend you eat a pear or two. Pears also contain lots of polyphenols...