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persimmon-roses

Persimmon Roses

If you’re still enjoying fall, and you’re not quite ready for all things red and green, persimmons are the fruit for you. These firm, sweet, bright orange fruits taste like a combination of pears and plums – and there’s no pit or core to remove (just the leaf-like cap). The persimmons you’ll probably find in […]

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kale brownies

Kale Brownies

For National Kale Day (October 5, but really it’s more like National Kale Month over here), there’s no better recipe to pull out from the files than these kale brownies. That’s right – kale brownies. When we originally posted these we asked the obvious question (“Why?!?!”) and answered it with the obvious answer (“Why not?”). […]

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Apple Roses

Apple Roses for ‘The Little Prince’

Whether or not you’ve read the beloved children’s classic “The Little Prince,” the movie version coming on August 5 from Netflix is one you simply cannot miss. Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s book is simple, touching, and eloquent… and the movie manages to capture all of that while wrapping it into a present-day story. Directed by Academy […]

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Dragon Fruit Dessert

Colorful Dragon Fruit Dessert

The dragon fruit, in case you haven’t ever sliced into one, is a real show-stopper. Once it flashes its deep magenta flesh, the other fruits might as well give up. The intense purple coloring has that “I can’t believe there’s no filter” quality to it – and there’s a little part of your brain that […]

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quince tart

Quince Tart for #CutcoFallHarvest

Have you ever tried a quince? This round yellow pear-like fall fruit has a wonderful and delicate flavor, but if you try to cut into it or eat it in its raw state you’ll notice that it’s a little bit…woody. Maybe chalky. Either way, not the tastiest fruit you’ll ever eat off the tree. Happily, […]

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mini rhubarb kuchens

Mini Rhubarb Kuchens

Did you ever have that moment as a kid, when you suddenly realize that a food that you assume everyone eats is something that is particular to your family? I had that moment with rhubarb kuchen. As I recall, I was with friends talking about our favorite desserts that we would choose for our birthdays, […]

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