Category Archives: Fruit

Creamy Grape Salad

We were down at my mom-in-law’s for the holidays, and she was sharing some recipes she had come across while sorting stuff. Note: for more of mom’s recipes, see The Doris Project on this here web thing-y. Anywho, mom was … Continue reading

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Small Batch Cranberry Relish

I have been making this Julia Child recipe for 30 years, but never thought to scale it back from Ms. Child’s somewhat, ermmm, huge proportions. Starting with three pounds of cranberries gives one rather a lot of cranberry relish, and, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Lemon Curd Yogurt Sauce for Fruit

I know it hasn’t been that long since I shared my sister’s limoncello macerated fruit salad with a lemon curd and yogurt sauce, but, thinking on it, I really do think the sauce deserves a post all on its own. … Continue reading

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Limoncello Fruit Salad

Brighten up your morning with a nice bowl of fruit – strawberries and blueberries in this case – tossed with a bit of limoncello* and sugar, then topped with a tasty lemon curd and Greek yogurt cream. Yum. My sister … Continue reading

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Parfait! Plum Sauce (and Jam)

The box was just sitting there at Costco, taunting me… “Italian Prune Plums” it said. “What could it hurt?” I thought. And so, I brought home a really big, very tasty box of tiny plums, and got to thinking about … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam With Riesling and Rosemary

So, yeh, strawberry jam in your slow cooker; flavored with a bit of sweet German wine and rosemary. Not too, too bad. And definitely worth the time to make, just don’t expect a lot of jam from your two pounds … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 31: Roasted Applesauce

Still warm from the oven, this applesauce would make a great side to a fall dinner, even on a fall-feeling late summer day. Left to rest in the fridge overnight and then enjoyed as you will, the flavors have blended … Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Salsa

Just so you know, salsa doesn’t have to be made with tomatoes… One of Rich’s brothers makes a fine mango salsa that we all quite enjoy, and I am quite fond of Guzman’s cranberry salsa (especially tossed with pulled pork for … Continue reading

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No Sugar? No Problem! Apple Butter

Rich, dark, spicy, and with just a hint of sumpin’ sumpin’ a little bit unexpected, this apple butter is more than good enough for your morning toast or waffle… like mebbe spiced up a bit more and tossed over chicken … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 18: Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry jam, sure; and strawberry cookie bars are a no-brainer, heck, even strawberry ice cubes dropped into a sparkling cocktail are pretty much of a given, but… Strawberry salsa? Yeah, youbetcha! Today’s Doris Project recipe is a tangy blend of … Continue reading

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