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Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Kabobs

Kids will love these fun fruit kabobs drizzled with just a bit of melted semi-sweet chocolate chips and sprinkled with shredded coconut and chopped almonds. Easily assembled with bananas, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, these quick kabobs have it all. Rich in antioxidants, potassium, and vitamin C, this naturally sweet, healthy […]

 

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

  The basic recipe for this cake is very versatile and can be made with apples, pears, peaches or any full-flavored, slightly acidic fruit. The cake is best served warm. Add mandarins that show up as hot little orange jam pockets in the reveal. Whole wheat flour is in the […]

 

Easy Pear Tart with Puff Pastry

  Easy pear tart with puff pastry is one of my favorite tart recipes. It’s perfect for Thanksgiving because it comes together in less than an hour and requires no fancy kitchen gadgetry! This is a simple, rustic pear tart that is made so much easier with the help of […]

 

Seckel Pears Belle-Hélène

  They say Auguste Escoffier created this dish in honor of the opera, La Belle Helen, but we chefs know the real reason. How else are you going to use up bruised pears in such a delicious and beautiful way?The cooking time depends entirely on the ripeness of the pears; I like […]

 

Baklava

  BAKLAVA is a rich sweet delicious phyllo pastry popular in Middle Eastern countries. … In baklava, layers of crisp phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts, and the whole thing is then soaked in a fragrant sweet syrup made with sugar, lemon, and cinnamon.  

 

Bubbie Banana Muffins

  Whenever I make a batch of banana muffins I can feel Mom and Bubbie’s hands on my shoulder, and I can see Mom’s smile – the one that lit up her whole face, and made her eyes sparkle. I know she would be so happy that I am keeping […]

 

Fruit Cocktail with Rum Simple Syrup

Did any of you grow up eating fruit cocktail from the little tiny can? My mom served it all the time, and I don’t know if I’m remembering it right, but I think our whole family shared the one little can. Not because we couldn’t afford more, but because fruit […]