Lettuce Entertain You
Menu 1

A Different Onion Soup
Spinach Timbale
Pears Poached in Red Wine

2 cups red wine
1/4 cup crème de cassis
1/2 cup raisins
stick of cinnamon
1/2 cup honey
4 pears, sliced, cored
whipped cream
slivered almonds

Simmer the wine, crème de cassis, raisins, cinnamon, and honey together for 5 to 10 minutes. Add the pears and cook gently for 10 to 15 minutes. It can be prepared hours in advance and is good hot, warm, or chilled. Serve in bowls topped with freshly whipped cream and slivered almonds.