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Parsnip Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Recipe adapted from marthastewart.com INGREDIENTS 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar 2 large eggs 2/3 cup vegetable oil (melted coconut oil is tasty, too) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups parsnips, peeled and grated Cream Cheese [...]

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Apple Turnip Crisp

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Recipe by Delilah’s Farm for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS Filling: 2 cups apples, peeled and cored, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 cup turnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice or orange juice 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest or orange zest 1/2 cup brown sugar (white is fine, but brown tastes [...]

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Citrus-Glazed Pear Cake

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Recipe adapted from diethood.com INGREDIENTS 2 pears, sliced and cored 1 tablespoon orange and/or lemon juice 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 tablespoons butter, plus some for greasing the skillet 1/3 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Citrus Glaze (optional) 1 tablespoon milk 1–2 tablespoons orange and/or [...]

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Stone Fruit Fool

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Recipe by Delilah’s Farm for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups peach, nectarine, and/or plum, pitted and sliced 1/2-inch thick (see Cook’s note) 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla PREPARATION Melt butter in a sauté pan over low heat. Toss fruit with the [...]

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Pome Fruit Fool

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Recipe by Delilah’s Farm for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups apples and/or pears (apples peeled), sliced 1/2-inch thick 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla PREPARATION Melt butter in a sauté pan over low heat. Toss fruit with the melted butter, stir [...]

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Crystallized Ginger

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Adapted from foodnetwork.com INGREDIENTS 1 cup ginger, peeled and thinly sliced (approximately 1/8 thick) 3 cups water 1 cup sugar Additional sugar to coat (optional) PREPARATION Place sugar and sliced ginger in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, add water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat [...]

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Apple Oatmeal Crisp

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Adapted from simplyrecipes.com INGREDIENTS 2 medium apples, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks or slices 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1/4 cup almonds and/or walnuts, finely chopped PREPARATION Preheat oven to 375°F. In a mixing [...]

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Oven Roasted Fruit

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Recipe by Delilah’s Farm for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 2 apples, pears, and/or Fuyu persimmons 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 cup yogurt 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon or orange zest 1 tablespoon lemon or orange juice 2 tablespoon honey PREPARATION Preheat oven to 425°F. Cut fruit in half lengthwise and scoop out core with [...]

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Easy Peach Ice Cream (no machine required!)

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 2 cups peaches, peeled and finely chopped 2 cups heavy cream (or whole milk if you want lower fat ice cream, but it won’t be as rich) 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk (nonfat is fine) 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract PREPARATION Beat the cream, condensed milk, and vanilla [...]

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Fresh Citrus Granita

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh citrus juice (orange, grapefruit, tangerine, etc.) Equal parts sugar and water, 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup (depending on preferred level of sweetness or types of citrus used) 2 teaspoons citrus zest PREPARATION In a small saucepan, heat the water and sugar until the sugar is completely [...]

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Apple Pear Cobbler

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by Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 4 apples (any combination), peeled, cored, and cut in eighths 2 pears (ripe, but not too soft), peeled, cored, and cut in eights 1/2 cup sugar, divided (brown or white) 1 cup flour (white, whole-wheat, or a mixture) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons cold butter 1/3 cup [...]

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Spicy Poached Pears

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Recipe by Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 1/2 quart water 2/3 cup sugar 2 pears; peeled, cored, and quartered Optional spices: 1 cinnamon stick, 1 teaspoon whole cloves, 3–4 black peppercorns or allspice berries, 1 split vanilla bean, and/or 1–2 star anise PREPARATION In a large saucepan, heat water and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add any of [...]

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Caramelized Stone Fruit Crostini

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Recipe by Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 3–5 plums, peaches, and/or nectarines, cut in quarters, stones removed Juice of one Valencia orange 3 tablespoons sugar Slices of baguette, toasted 1  1/2 cups fresh ricotta cheese PREPARATION Put orange juice and sugar in a pan and heat until sugar is dissolved. Put stone fruit in the pan and [...]

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Strawberry Nectarine Parfait

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Courtesy of Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 1 cup strawberries, cut in quarters 2 nectarines, cut in 1 inch chunks 2 teaspoons sugar 8 lady finger cookies 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons of sliced almonds PREPARATION Put strawberries and nectarines in two separate bowls.  Sprinkle with sugar and [...]

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Easy Baked Stuffed Apples

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Adapted from fitsugar.com INGREDIENTS Apples Chopped walnuts or pecans Raisins Ground cinnamon Honey PREPARATION Preheat the oven to 350° F. Wash the apples thoroughly. Remove 3/4 of the apple core, leaving a little pulp at the bottom. Place the apples in a shallow baking pan and fill with a mixture of walnuts and raisins. Adjust [...]

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Faux Parfait

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Recipe by Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 2 white nectarines 1 basket strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, or a combination 1 half pint whipping cream 4 tablespoons sugar 1 store bought angel food cake, or other good white cake PREPARATION Slice the nectarines into a bowl and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Let stand for 5 minutes. Repeat this [...]

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Grilled Peaches with Amaretti Cookies

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Recipe courtesy of Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 2 – 4 peaches, cut in half, stone removed 3 to 4 Amaretti or almond cookies, crumbled 1/2 cup heavy cream, whipped PREPARATION Grill the peaches on both sides until golden-brown and slightly soft, 5-7 minutes per side. Remove from the grill and let cool slightly. Top with whipped [...]

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Blueberry Zucchini Bread

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Adapted from allrecipes.com INGREDIENTS 1 pint fresh blueberries 2 cups zucchini, shredded 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup vegetable oil (see Cook’s note) 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon cinnamon PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease [...]

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Rosemary Citrus Granita

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon finely chopped rosemary 1 cup citrus juice, orange and grapefruit combined 1 tablespoon citrus zest, orange and grapefruit combined PREPARATION In a small saucepan, heat the water and sugar until the sugar is completely melted. Remove from heat and add the [...]

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Rhubarb, Strawberry, and Peach Compote

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Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone INGREDIENTS 2–3 stalks rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch lengths (approximately 2 cups) 1/3 cup sugar Pinch of ground cloves Grated zest and juice from one orange 1 pint strawberries, sliced in half 1–2 peaches, sliced PREPARATION Toss the rhubarb with the sugar, ground cloves, and orange zest and juice, [...]

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Easy Apple or Peach Crisp

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Adapted from cooks.com INGREDIENTS Crust 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup butter 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Filling 3–4 cups cut-up fruit (see Cook’s note) 1–2 tablespoons flour 1/2 to 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon nutmeg PREPARATION Blend crust ingredients as for a pie crust. Distribute half of this in an [...]

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Really Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Turnovers

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By Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 1 cup rhubarb, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup strawberries, cut in half 3/4 cup sugar 1 sheet frozen puff pastry Powdered sugar PREPARATION Defrost puff pastry on a floured surface for about 40 minutes at room temperature. Preheat oven to 400 F. Put rhubarb, strawberries and sugar in [...]

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Sugar Cane Kebabs

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Adapted from foodnetwork.com INGREDIENTS 1 sugar cane, washed well and cut into 1/4-inch sticks, tapered to a point on each end to form skewers (leave the skin on—it helps strengthen the skewers) 1 pineapple cut into 2-inch cubes 1 banana cut into 2-inch pieces 1 apple cut into 2-inch pieces 1 mango cut into 2-inch [...]

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Dried Peach Biscotti

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Adapted from food.com INGREDIENTS 1  3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2/3 cup chopped dried peaches 1/3 cup sliced almonds or chopped pistachios 2 eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 2  1/2 teaspoons vanilla Rind of 1 orange, grated PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour and baking powder together and [...]

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Oat-Carrot Muffins

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Adapted from cooks.com INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup white or all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup grated carrot 1/4 cup grated [...]

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Chocolate Avocado Pie

Adapted from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone INGREDIENTS For the crust: 1/2 cup almonds, pecans, or walnuts 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour or white pastry flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons brown sugar 5 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small pieces 1/2 teaspoon almond extract mixed with 2 tablespoons water For the filling: 2 ripe avocados or [...]

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Lavender Plum Sorbet

Courtesy of Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1 sprig lavender 4 cups of chopped plums 1 tablespoon plum liqueur (optional) PREPARATION Lavender Simple Syrup: In a small saucepan mix the sugar and water. Bring to a boil and continue boiling until sugar is melted. Remove from the heat and add [...]

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Honey Plums

Adapted from www.foodnetwork.com INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons honey 2 slightly red plums, underripe, cut in half and pits removed PREPARATION Cover the bottom of a medium-sized skillet with the honey. Place over low heat to warm the honey. Add the plums, cut side down. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until the cut sides are slightly [...]

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Honey Plums

Adapted from www.foodnetwork.com INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons honey 2 red plums, slightly underripe, cut in half and pits removed PREPARATION Cover the bottom of a medium-sized skillet with the honey. Place over low heat to warm the honey. Add the plums, cut side down. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until slightly browned. Turn the plums [...]

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Award-Winning Gravenstein Apple Pie

Here’s a recipe for a prize-winning homemade apple pie! And to show you the steps, Founder and CEO of The Fruit Guys, Chris Mittelstaedt, visited ABC7 View From the Bay: Sebastopol Area Chamber of Commerce Apple Pie Baking Contest 2008 Grand Champion Kayleigh Stump’s Apple Pie Recipe INGREDIENTS Crust: 2 cups unbleached flour 1/2 cup almond [...]

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