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Tarte aux Prunes - Italian Prune Plum Tart

In the late Summer and early Fall, my mom would make a delicious tart filled with the small, juicy Italian prune plums now at market. The Italian prune plum is a small, egg-shaped fruit with a “powdery” deep purple skin. 185 more words


A Prune by Any Other Name is still a Plum

At this time of year, we are so frequently asked to define the difference between a plum and a prune. It’s a confusing subject so don’t feel bad if you’re not sure what the difference really is!   363 more words

Recipe: Prune Plum Puff Pastry

I wasn’t quite sure what to call this. It’s not a pie and it’s not a tart and it’s not really a gallette, so it’s a puffy pastry thing filled with plums. 514 more words


Humble Beginnings - Delicious Endings

The orchard this morning looked suspiciously like a gigantic ground hog had been at work. 

Fortunately, there were no enormous burrowing creatures to be found.  It was just a routine tree planting project, the kind of job that has to take place every Spring as we re-evaluate each orchard, removing diseased or dying trees, and replacing them. 200 more words

Sunday Funday!

Chris and I as of late have come into the habit of having lazy Sundays at home, sometimes we have Mimosas, sometimes we indulge in sausage and biscuits, others involve movie marathons. 279 more words

Homemade Products

Plum Küchen

A week or so ago, I saw prune plums on sale at the market. They have a short season, so if you can still find a few, grab a bag and make this German plum cake. 283 more words


Call of the Wild

Day 167

I used to have a great friend who would come to visit me in the summer to harvest the purple plums when they ripened, and the mushrooms under the oaks. 129 more words

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