Brandied Fruit Recipes For National Brandied Fruit Day

October 20th is National Brandied Fruit Day. Make it now and enjoy it over the holidays…or tomorrow! Brandied fruit is something you can overnight, or “cure” for one or two months to enjoy a more profound marinated flavor. We’ll start by enticing you with the many ways you can use brandied fruits; then go on…
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Pumpkin Pizza Recipe With Bacon, Apples & Sage

[1] A special fall pizza with pumpkin purée, apples, bacon and sage (photos #1, #3 and #4 © Good Eggs). [2] Cut and precook raw bacon. Fifteen minutes on the pizza isn’t enough to cook raw bacon (photo © Jami Lynn Gardner | CC-BY-NC-SA-2.0 License). [3] Pumpkin purée is not sweetened. That’s pumpkin pie filling.…
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Hatch Pepper Gift: A Cookbook & Gift Box Of Hatch Chile Foods

[1] Hatch chiles have a short growing season: just August and September (all photos except #2 © Melissa’s Produce). [2] Dried hatch chiles (photo © Otis Acres Micro Farm. [3] Once dried, you can enjoy Hatch chiles year-round. This Hatch-At-Home box from Melissa’s has everything from seasonings and salsa to polenta and popcorn. [4] For…
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What Are Huckleberries & How To Use Them

You may think that only Huck Finn was named Hucklebery. But BabyNames.com actually lists Huckleberry as “ primarily a male name of American origin that means Sweet Berry.” Most of the fruits we enjoy today were brought to America from Europe. North America’s native fruits* are a selection of berries: blackberries, black raspberries, blueberries, cranberries,…
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