6-course dinner for four

Persimmons, cardamom ice cream, pots de creme

Here is a menu and images for a 6-course private dinner party for four.

What to do with under-ripe fruit

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We are starting to see the first pickings of our summer fruits yet they lack the complex flavors, juiciness and sweetness that we soooo enjoy of tree-ripened fruits. I urge you not to pass them up, they have plenty of nutrients for us. Here are 7 ways to bring in some complexity, draw out their juices and give’m a bit of sweet boost.

Dehydrating class for Yummies, photos

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Below are pics from a recent dehydrating class. 7 students, 7 Excalibur Dehydrators, 30 trays of food 3 recipes: Kale Chips with cashew orange batter Onion Bread with zucchini, fig and pumpkin seeds Tomato Wraps (will add text another time) Go here to read the class description: http://www.jonisare.com/dehydrating-class-for-yummies/