Category Archives: Stone fruit

peaches, apricots, plums, nectarines, etc.

Amaranth Porridge with Dates, Apricots & Pine Nuts

By Cat, March 16, 2016 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breakfast & Brunch Menu; 2. Soaking, Sprouting & Working with Grains, Nuts, Legumes & Seeds; Amaranth seeds, like quinoa, are used a pseudo grain, and are gaining popularity as more … Continue reading

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Curried Carrot Soup (Cooked)

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Here are two recipes for curried carrot soup, one is raw (but can be warmed if desired), suitable for breaking a fast; the other is cooked. Both are creamy and rich with spices … Continue reading

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Clafoutis (About)

By Cat, Sept 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The clafoutis (pronounced claw-foo-tee, with accent on the last syllable) is a classic French dessert made from eggs, milk/cream, sugar (or other sweetener), flour and fruit, and baked in a quiche … Continue reading

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Plum or Apricot Clafoutis, with fruit variations

By Cat, Jul 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This clafoutis is made differently than the other clafoutis recipes on my blog, so that it is more like a flan. It is a bit easier to make this way. The original … Continue reading

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Plum Clafoutis, with Almonds

By Cat, Oct 2007; updated July 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; Other sites: 1. French Food, about (2) Clafoutis (a French word, pronounced “claw-foo-tee) is a simple, baked fruity custard pudding from France, that is best served warm, with cold thick cream poured … Continue reading

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Cherry or Blackberry Clafoutis (Baked Pudding)

By Cat, Oct 2007; updated July 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Low-Carb Berry Clafoutis with almond-coconut crust Other sites: 1. French Food, about (2) It’s cherry season here in the Flathead Valley, so while looking for a low-carb/high fat dessert … Continue reading

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Berry Trifle

By Cat, Jun 2015 (Photo, right from Gurney’s (1)) When I lived in Portland, a neighborhood restaurant, Besaw’s (once was a speakeasy…) served a wonderful dessert they called a bread pudding, but it was really more of a trifle, with … Continue reading

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Rye Muffins, Scandinavian-style

By Cat, Jun 2008; updated Jan 2012 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breads & Muffins Menu; 2. Grains, Flours & Starches (About) Menu; 3. Crumb or Nut-Crumble Topping for Muffins; 4. Sugar and Other Sweeteners Menu; 5.  Spelt vs Wheat in Baked Goods & Pasta Inclues: 1. … Continue reading

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Cherry-Almond Scones

By Cat, Oct 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Breads, Rolls & Biscuits Menu; 2. Shortcake Menu; 3. Cream Scones with dried fruit, nuts; Other Sites: 1. Sour Cherry & Walnut Scones (2) Traditionally, scones are only slightly sweet, more like baking powder biscuits, and are … Continue reading

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Plum sorbet

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Basics True sorbet is made without milk or cream.  Instead, water, coffee, tea or fruit juice is used as the liquid. (If it … Continue reading

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