Saturday, October 30, 2010

Pear and Pineapple Cocktail

My mother-in-law’s pear tree has been full of beautiful pears this year and she brought some to me a couple of days ago.  Looking through Grandmother’s cookbooks, I found this 1940’s recipe for a Pear and Pineapple Cocktail.  Since I had all the ingredients on hand, I made it for our dinner Thursday night.

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The recipe is so unbelievably, ridiculously easy to make! 

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Just combine the fruit, add grape juice and cherry juice.

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Garnish and enjoy!

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Pear and Pineapple Cocktail

4 pears

20 oz. can pineapple chunks

4 maraschino cherries

white grape juice

Peel the pears and chop in small pieces.  In a bowl, combine the pears and pineapple chunks.  Divide the fruit evenly between 4 cocktail glasses.  Cover the fruit with white grape juice.  Add a small amount of maraschino cherry juice to the glasses.  Garnish with a cherry.  Yields 4 servings.

How easy is that!  I think it makes a beautiful presentation. 

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I’m linking up with Brenda’s Canadian Kitchen for another Cookbook Sundays.  I can’t wait to see all the great recipes that will be shared!  Wouldn’t you like to come on over and join us?

DG

5 comments:

Brenda said...

How cool that you're making a 1940's recipe! It really does make a beautiful presentation. Thank you so very much for posting this recipe to Cookbook Sundays. Have a fun-filled Halloween!!

Cook of the House said...

This looks like the perfect, light end to a heavy meal.

girlichef said...

What a fun fruit cocktail!! Love it :D

Susan: My Food Obsession said...

Yum, I love, love, love fruit! This fruity cocktail looks so refreshing!

Couscous & Consciousness said...

That does look beautiful, and I love how easy that it. Yum!
Sue :-)