Category Archives: Fruit

Julia Child’s Cranberry Relish

Yep. It is that time of year. When even small-time food blogs like mine get 100s of hits per day, everyone looking for that one perfect recipe for the big feast. Well, here it is, and you’re welcome. Some folx … Continue reading

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Door County Cherry Bounce

Even on vacation, you can learn a few new things, such as… there is such a thing as a Door County Bounce Cake, kinda like a pineapple upside down cake, but made with cherries that have been soaking in vodka … Continue reading

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Birch Syrup Roasted Cherries

Say what? Birch syrup? Yeah, you betcha! This little beauty from north of the border is a nice option, just mebbe not for pancakes. Friends ordered a few bottles for me from Canadian Birch Company, because we enjoy a bit … Continue reading

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Date Paste and Korean-Style Barbecue Pork Tacos

Yesterday, I posted about making Gochujang and Whole30 compliant mayonnaise; mentioning that I had been using my main and mini food processors but not to worry, because the main processor was getting a workout that day. Today’s post is why. … Continue reading

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Julia Child’s Cranberry Relish, Still

To paraphrase a sitcom on TV… “It was 198-something and Julia Child was the food editor for Parade Magazine.” Ms. Child published an entire Thanksgiving menu; which I actually made – even to the point of following her instruction to … Continue reading

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Grilled Fireball Pineapple

So, YEH, this happened. And it was delicious! I served it as a side for dinner with friends: Lemonade Chicken, taco salad, and stuff; but the pineapple, soaked in cinnamon whisky for an hour or so, then sprinkled with cinnamon … Continue reading

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Julia Child’s Cranberry Relish, Again

Most every year since 1982 – so, going on four decades – I have made this cranberry relish to enjoy and share with friends for the holidaze season. And share is the correct term for the original recipe, which makes … Continue reading

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Parfait(ish)! Better Berries!

I have covered this nifty trick for improving your berries – or, most any fruit, really – in other posts, which makes it a Parfait! (repeat) post. But! It would seem that I haven’t spotlighted just the method of macerating … Continue reading

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Peach Marmalade

A long time ago, I stopped by to visit a friend from school, and his mom was busy making this incredibly wonderful smelling mixture of peaches and citrus and – surprise! – maraschino cherries! Mrs. B called it marmalade, but … Continue reading

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Spiced Rum Peaches

Adding to my holidaze gift canning, I came across a recipe for “Drunken Peaches” – basically, peaches and simple syrup and brandy. What’s not to love, right? Except… I wanted to add a bit of spice to my peaches, so … Continue reading

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