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  • Recipe: Cherry clafoutis

    Recipe: Cherry clafoutis

      1 hour, 15 minutes, plus cooling time. Serves 6 to 8 4 cups fresh dark cherries (about 1 pound), stemmed but unpitted 3 eggs 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour 2/3 cup milk or cream or a mixture of the two Vanilla bean, scraped Pinch of sea salt Powdered sugar for dusting 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees....

  • Recipe: Haroset with Bible land fruits

    Recipe: Haroset with Bible land fruits

      Total time: 30 minutes Servings: 10 servings of ¼ cup (makes about 2½ cups) Note: Sweet red wine is traditional in haroset, but you can use any wine you like or substitute grape juice. 1 cup almonds (about 5 ounces) 1 cup walnuts (about 3.5 ounces) 1 cup pitted dates (about 4.5 ounces or 20 Deglet...

  • Recipe: Haroset bars

    Recipe: Haroset bars

      Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 16 bars Note: You can substitute ½ cup chocolate chips for the chocolate chunks. If making the bars ahead, store them in an airtight container at room temperature. 1/4 cup finely diced dried apricots (about 1.5 ounces or 6 apricots) ...

  • Recipe: Pomme d'amour and tart dough

    Recipe: Pomme d'amour and tart dough

    Pomme d'amour Total time: 1½ hours, plus chilling and cooling times Servings: 4 Note: Based on a dish at Knead Patisserie in San Francisco. Using a scale for measurements is recommended. Pastry cream 2 cups plus 3½ tablespoons (17.7 ounces, or 500 grams) whole milk Scant 2/3 cup (4.2 ounces, or...

  • Culinary SOS: House of Bread's berry bars

    Culinary SOS: House of Bread's berry bars

    Dear SOS: I recently moved from San Luis Obispo to Denver. I miss the berry bars at House of Bread in San Luis; they were my favorite breakfast after a run or before class, and they were even my last meal before commencing the 18-hour drive from SLO to Denver! I'd love the recipe so I can have...

  • Culinary SOS: Euro Pane's pear spice cake

    Culinary SOS: Euro Pane's pear spice cake

    Dear SOS: Euro Pane on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena has the most delicious spiced pear cake. It is moist and truly delicious with a hint of ginger. I would love to re-create it at home. Could you get the recipe for me? Lynda Jenner Pasadena Dear Lynda: Owner Sumi Chang was happy to share her...

  • Recipe: Strawberry shortcake

    Recipe: Strawberry shortcake

    Strawberry shortcake Total time: 40 minutes, plus macerating and cooling times Servings: 6 Note: Adapted from Lindsey Shere's "Chez Panisse Desserts." Macerated strawberries 3 (16-ounce) pints strawberries About 3 tablespoons superfine sugar Two to four hours before serving, wash and hull the berries....

  • Recipe: Apple borsellini

    Recipe: Apple borsellini

    Apple borsellini Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes, plus macerating and cooling times Servings: 12 Note: Kitchen string is required for this recipe. 4 pounds tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored and cut into ¾-inch cubes 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar...

  • Recipe: Pumpkin pie with pecan brown butter streusel

    Recipe: Pumpkin pie with pecan brown butter streusel

      Total time: 2½ hours, plus chilling and cooling times Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from Quinn and Karen Hatfield. Pie dough 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup plus 3½ tablespoons water 2 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons (12 ounces) flour 3/4 cup (1½ sticks) plus 3 tablespoons cold butter, cut into ½-inch cubes...

  • Recipe: Spiced apple cobbler crumble

    Recipe: Spiced apple cobbler crumble

    Spiced apple cobbler crumble Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from Susan Dumeyer and David Sundeen of Windrose Farm. Regarding the apples, Dumeyer recommends "Granny Smith or Sierra Beauty for their firm, tart flavor. Calville Blanc d'Hiver would be another good apple."...

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