This pie from Food52 and Local Milk blogger Beth Kirby just screams (carols?) holiday season. Sweet, tangy gorgonzola pairs perfectly with warm, spiced pears — we dare you not to enjoy a slab à la mode.
And I haven’t made just any pear pie. No, this one dances with the savory. With spiced, toasted walnuts and a few salty flecks of good blue cheese, this is an altogether different sort of pie that still manages to have all the comfort of tradition. Make it with your favorite pie crust, but my favorite for this pie is a leaf lard and buttermilk crust.