Mix the pears, cheese, pecans and romaine in a medium-sized salad bowl.
For the dressing; stir together the vinegar, garlic, basil, honey, salt, and pepper and then add oil slowly in a small bowl with wire whisk. Toss the dressing with the salad just before serving.
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