The Blue Jay™ and Pear Salad

Wisconsin Cheese The Blue Jay™ and Pear Salad Recipe
Active Time
20 Minutes


Honey-Mustard Dressing:



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Blue or The Blue Jay can be used in this recipe.


Honey-Mustard Dressing:

  1. Whisk the honey, apple cider vinegar and Dijon mustard in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Place salad mix into a large serving bowl; toss with dressing. Top with the pears, The Blue Jay™ and almonds.

Recipe Tip

Prepare the honey-mustard dressing up to 3 days in advance, and store in the refrigerator. Dress salad greens just before serving.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Blue cheese lovers—this one is for you! Deer Creek® The Blue Jay™; is an award-winning, buttery, bold blue cheese with a rich, creamy texture. It’s infused with crushed juniper berries, which gives this special cheese a unique, delicate piney flavor.

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