BRIE WITH ROASTED PEAR AND THYME
Instructions
  1. 1. Cut off top rind of Brie and discard. Set Brie aside. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. 2. Peel and core pears, then slice ¼-inch (1-cm) thick. Lay on a generously buttered baking sheet in a single layer. Roast in oven for 15 minutes. Turn slices and continue roasting 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are caramelized and brown. Arrange pear slices overlapping in a circle overtop Brie. Refrigerate, uncovered, for up to half a day.
  3. 3. When ready to serve, heat in a preheated 350°F (180°C) oven 10 to 12 minutes or until softened. Sprinkle with thyme and serve with slices of fresh baguette and crackers.