, halve and core
. In a large bowl, toss pears with lemon juice to prevent oxidization. Melt
butter in an ovenproof skillet over medium-low heat, let cook until butter begins to brown. Add sage
to butter, allow to caramelize
. Add brown sugar and a pinch of salt. Add pears to mixture, and roll them around to coat thoroughly.
pears in skillet, stirring occasionally, until pears are light brown, about 15 minutes.
Puree pears and brown butter
mixture in a blender
until smooth. Pour into room temperature soup
plates and serve with Blue Cheese Bruschetta
. If preparing ahead of time, refrigerate and reheat slightly before serving.