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#388410 - Sat Sep 22 2007 05:57 PM Recipe Exchange - Fruits
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Please post your fruit recipes here.


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Edited by SilverMoonsong (Fri Feb 10 2012 12:30 PM)
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#388411 - Sat Sep 22 2007 08:04 PM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: sue943]
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Oh yummy! I have a great fruit recipe.

1 part orange juice
1 part Peach Schnapps =

1 Fuzzy Navel!

In moderation, of course!
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#388412 - Sun Sep 23 2007 03:58 AM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: Jar]
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A few things to do with raspberries:

Raspberry Vinegar

1-1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1-1/2 cups raspberries
1/2 cup granulated sugar

Put raspberries and vinegar in a 1 quart jar. Seal jar and let stand in a sunny window 4 days. Strain vinegar in a small stainless steel enamel saucepan then discard berries. Stir in sugar and heat over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Cool and pour into pint bottle. Cover and store in a cool dry place or store in the refrigerator.

OR
an easier way

4 c red raspberries
4 c white wine vinegar
Combine in a glass jar and let the raspberries macerate (sit, steep, etc) for two weeks.
Turn the jar every day to help mix the ingredients.

Good for a vinaigrette or marinade, etc.

Or here's something sweet:

Raspberry Mousse

1 pint fresh raspberries
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 cup heavy cream
1 egg white
1/4 cup sugar

1. Place raspberries in blender container and blend until smooth.
2. Add lemon juice.
3. In large bowl beat cream until soft peaks from then fold in raspberry mixture.
4. Sprinkle sugar over egg white and continue beating until sugar is dissolved then fold into raspberry mixture.
5. Spoon into parfait glasses then cover and freeze.
6. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving.

Then there's the good old smoothie.
Endless variations--throw in a blender: some raspberries, milk, yogurt (regular or frozen), sorbet, a banana, ice, maybe some sugar or honey or artificial sweetener, orange juice, other kinds of berries, etc. Whatever combination of stuff you have that sounds good. Sometimes they aren't quite as fantastic as you imagine, but it's fun experimenting.
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#388413 - Sun Sep 23 2007 04:35 AM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: Taesma]
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That raspberry mousse sounds yummy. As I have a crumble in the oven for now I will save it for tomorrow (when I will have time to buy some cream). All the shops in France shut on a Sunday, so I have to wait in any case
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#388414 - Sun Sep 23 2007 09:33 AM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: Santana2002]
Jar Offline
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Taesma, your raspberry vinagrette sound delish! I'm going to give it a try this week. Do you happen to have a good recipe for a raspberry dessert sauce?

Also, the "easier way" vinagrette, does it need to be refrigerated while macerating?


Edited by Jar (Sun Sep 23 2007 09:34 AM)
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#388415 - Sun Sep 23 2007 10:05 AM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: Jar]
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Well, I made my raspberry sauce using two variations on the same recipe:-

800g fresh raspberries
8 soup spoons of icing sugar (150-200g)
juice of one lemon

Method 1: blend the lot, pour into containers and freeze or refrigerate

Method 2: Simmer the whole lot gently for five minutes, then blend, cool and freeze or refrigerate.

I made a dozen containers of each type, and have only tasted a spoonful of each before freezing. Both were nicely tart, but the cooked one was slightly more jam-like in consistency. Easy as pie, however, and if you have a glut of raspberries it only takes a couple of minutes for either method.
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#388416 - Tue Sep 25 2007 11:29 AM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: Santana2002]
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Jar, no, you don't have to refrigerate while you're making it. Although you can, if leaving it out makes you nervous, but it'll take a lot longer to 'brew'--maybe a month. When it's done you should refrigerate it though. It'll keep a long time.

I don't have a recipe for a raspberry sauce--all the ones I've seen are just variations on what Santana posted. Usually just raspberries and sugar, in different quantities.

I did find a recipe for using raspberry vinegar that sounds pretty good though:


Raspberry Dressing

1/2 cup whole raspberries, whole, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup raspberry vinegar
1/2 cup honey
1 cup olive oil

Place raspberries, vinegar and honey in food processor.
Turn on and slowly add olive oil.
The dressing will be slightly thick.

(I haven't made this, so I'm not sure how it tastes. I personally wouldn't use olive oil because of its stronger flavor, but others might enjoy that.)
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#1026973 - Sat Dec 21 2013 06:00 AM Re: Recipe Exchange - Fruits [Re: sue943]
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Since we are in the midst of the Holidays, I thought we could share some of our favorite recipes. I see friends posting and 'pinning' on Facebook - how about we share some of those yummies here as well?
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