Pears, peeled and drizzled with melted butter, honey, ginger, and lavender, then baked until tender. Not meant as a dessert, but rather as the perfect accompaniment to any of your favorite dishes containing blue cheese.
This recipe is from my Grandmother's cookbook she made to pass to all her grandchildren. They come out very, very crisp with a wonderful dill flavor. The red pepper flakes give them a nice punch. They are much better than the recipes that call for cooking the beans first.