in a large bowl, mix lettuce, cranberries, walnuts, pears, and cheese crumbles, tossing gently to mix. Drizzle with Apple cider vinegar. Serve at once.
For the vinaigrette, in the container of an electric blender, mix the Apple cider, vinegar, honey, mustard, shallots, salt, and pepper. Process until blended. With blender running, add olive oil in a slow, steady stream. Process until blended. Makes about 2 cups. Salad serves 8 to 10.