Poached Pears with Italian Cream Cheese and a Mulled Wine Reduction

Fall is so here! I’m sure there are obvious signs of Fall all over the mainland. People wearing boots and scarves, leaves changing colors, the air is crisp and pears and apples are dropping from trees. But here in Hawaii the signs are a little more subtle.

My friend Tori is always the first to call Fall. She was Fall once for Halloween so that makes her an expert on the subject. She can see it in the afternoon light. It takes a keen eye to identify the end of summer by lighting alone. I think I can see it too, sometimes. [Read more…]