Pears are ripe when they yield to gentle pressure next to the stem. If yours aren't quite ready, let them stand at room temperature for a day or two.

Caroline Wright
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil and 1/4 tsp. eachsalt and pepper. Add endives, parsley and pears; toss to coat in dressing. Arrange on 4 plates, top with pecans and a slice of blue cheese and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

334 calories; fat 25g; saturated fat 7g; cholesterol 21mg; fiber 8g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 22g; sodium 527mg; iron 2mg; calcium 210mg.