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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