Naumes Bosc Pear Sauté
Naumes Bosc pears are golden brown, aromatic, spicy,
sweet long-necked pears that do not change color when
ripe. An excellent choice for eating fresh out of hand or
in salads, they are also good baked, broiled and poached,
as they hold their shape well.
1/2 cup margarine
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
4 Naumes Bosc pears, cored, sliced, unpeeled
Combine margarine, brown sugar and soy sauce in a skillet. Cook over medium heat to blend. Add pears. Sauté until Crisp & Golden Potatoes à la Finlandia Swiss
tender and juice is reduced to caramelized sauce. Serve In Finland this is called Rösti. Swiss cheese is the basic
with pork or chicken, or as a side dish. Makes 6 servings. ingredient, but blue cheese can be used to give extra aroma.
Costco Tip: Bosc pears are generally considered ripe when Make this dish a team effort. Earlier in the day, prepare
they yield slightly to gentle pressure near the base of the stem. stations for grating, forming and cooking the potatoes. Also
chop the onion, crush the garlic, slice the Swiss cheese into
thin strips, crumble the blue cheese and wash the potatoes.
When everyone arrives after the theater, have one person
grate the potatoes, another form the patties and someone
else cook. This leaves you free to reheat the potpie, toss
a salad and serve the cheese dip.
6 large potatoes
4 ounces Finlandia Swiss cheese
1 large onion, chopped
2-4 garlic cloves, crushed
1-2 ounces blue cheese
Grate potatoes and Swiss cheese separately with food processor.
Mix potatoes and onion, and panfry slowly in butter until
light brown. Add salt to taste. Blend in grated Swiss cheese
and crushed garlic. Mix ingredients well. Using a spatula,
form into 1 large or 4 small patties. Continue frying patties
over low heat on both sides until golden brown. You can use
a lid or a plate to help with the turning. Garnish the patties
with blue cheese crumbles and fry until they start to melt.
Serve immediately with green salad. Makes 4 main-course
servings or up to 8 as an accompaniment.
Costco Tip: Rösti can be served as a starter, a small main
course or a side dish.