Category Fruit

Peach Baklava Strudel

Combines the flakiness and nutty flavors of baklava with the fruit of a strudel. If your apricots or peaches are very ripe, don’t let them sit in the honey syrup too long before you assemble the strudel–they’ll turn to jam. But if they’re a little firm or very tart, let them macerate a bit longer to soften and absorb the sweetness...
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Cranberry Sauce 1767

My husband and I love reading Cigar Aficionado magazine. In the November 2012 issue under the Good Life Guide/Gourmet I ran across this Cranberry Sauce recipe.

In a journal entry dated April 8, 1767, John Adams fondly recalls dining on roasted wild goose and stewed cranberry sauce...
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Fruit Tart

Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
·         1 pkg. refrigerated sugar cookie dough (16.5 oz.) – I used Albertson’s Sugar Cookie Dough
·         8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
·         2 Tbsp. butter, softened
·         2-3 Tbsp. milk
·         1 cup powdered sugar
·         1 Tbsp. lemon juice
·         1 small carton of blueberries
·     ...
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Danish Aebleskiver “Apple Slices”

One of Denmark’s most famous types of pastry, Aebleskiver (in Danish, “Apple Slices”) are light, melt-in-your-mouth pancake balls that taste like a cross between a pancake and a donut. Once you master the knack of using an aebleskiver pan, you may never buy fat-filled commercial donuts again!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
2 apples, peeled, cored, pared, and chopped...
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Fresh Pineapple Upside Down Cake

3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
3/4 cup (6 oz. can of Dole) pineapple juice
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup white sugar
3 eggs (one egg yolk will not be used – I cook it for my dogs)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 fresh pineapple – peeled, cored and cut into rings
Cherries & Whipped Cream for decoration &...
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