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Recipe: Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

from Canal House Cooks Everyday Ingredients 4 ripe peaches 1 cup sugar 1 handful fresh lemon verbena leaves Method For the lemon verbena syrup, put the sugar and 1 cup water into a heavy medium saucepan. Heat over medium- low

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Recipe: Citrus Granita

adapted from a Food Network recipe Serves 4 Granita is a coarse, Italian-style flavored ice made with fresh juice and requires no special equipment to make! Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups citrus juice – combine your favorite sweet and tart fruits

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Recipe: Mandarin Syrup Cake

by Nadia Lim Ingredients: Cake: about 1 lb whole mandarins 2 1/4 cups blanched almond flour 1 cup sugar or honey 5 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder Syrup: 1/4 cu sugar juice of 1 mandarin juice

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Recipe: Plum Almond Tartlets

from Epicurious, referred to us by CSA member Julie Shanson Ingredients: 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (half of 17.3-ounce package), thawed 4 tablespoons almond paste, crumbled 4 plums (or pluots), halved, pitted, cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges 1 large egg, beaten

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Recipe – Avocado Ice Cream

A single scoop of avocado ice cream in a glass dish.

As the much needed warm weather brings sun to the trees, we enjoyed some avocado ice cream here at the farm.

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