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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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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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sweet dumpling tray

Sweet Dumpling Squash Bars

A sweet dumpling squash is an adorable fall vegetable; round and petite with a creamy yellow-gold flesh. But if you attempt to make a dessert like Sweet Dumpling Squash Bars, will it appeal to kids? Well…here’s a true story: I made these bars yesterday and started taking pictures of them next to some whole sweet […]

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freaky fruits

Freaky Fruits for Fall

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, and creepy food treats. Want to confound and befuddle your friends family members – and expand their horizons?┬áTry setting a table with some of these freaky fruits (courtesy of Melissa’s Produce). Can you name them all? Aw, heck, we’ll make it […]

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Butternut Squash Donuts

Oh, yes we did! We are celebrating Halloween with a decadent treat that has no food coloring – and no one is complaining. Today’s treat, butternut squash donuts (well, technically butternut squash zeppoli), are light and fluffy with a nice fall flavor. When you take a bite, they’re a nice cheery orange color inside. What’s […]

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