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SIP IT: Apricot Gin

  • July 16, 2014

This recipe isn't for the impatient, but it's totally worth it. Your future self will thank you for your foresight. INGREDIENTS 700 g apricots 700 ml gin 100 g sugar   Wash and dry your apricots. Halve the fruit, and…

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SPICE IT UP: Apricot Herb Salsa

  • July 16, 2014

Heat up your BBQ with this sweet hot apricot salsa.   INGREDIENTS Adapted from Saveur Juice from two oranges ½ cup apple cider vinegar 1 ½ tsp kosher salt 1 ½ lbs apricots, chopped coarsely 2 cloves garlic, finely minced…

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SIP IT: Raspberry Lemonade

  • July 16, 2014

Keep cool in sweet summer style with this refreshing raspberry lemonade. This also lends itself quite well to cocktails, if you're so inclined. INGREDIENTS 10 sliced lemons 2 cups raspberries 1 ½ cups sweetener 6 cups water Mint, for garnish…

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MAKE IT: Rumtopf

  • July 16, 2014

What the #$!^ is rumtopf? The simplest answer: it’s boozy fruit. A few more details: rumtopf is a traditional German and Danish holiday dessert. It’s made by combining a mixture of fruits (usually berries, cherries, plums, and apricots), sugar, and…

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BAKE IT: Basic Pie Crust

  • July 16, 2014

What better way to make the most of the abundant summer fruit than a pie? Pies are scientifically proven to make you more popular (at least at picnics, potlucks, and breakfast time). You can make it super easy by buying…

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CAN IT: Strawberry Jam

  • July 10, 2014

Want to make jam? Follow along with our how-to video. If you'd like more detailed instructions, keep reading to the end of this post.   WHAT YOU'LL NEED 5 cups crushed strawberries (this will be about 8-9 cups whole fruit)…

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SPUD Tutorial: How to freeze fruit

  • July 9, 2014

So you’ve scored a bunch of great summer fruit, but you don’t feel like turning on the burner to can it? Try freezing instead! Follow these simple tips below to make sure your sweet treats survive the chill. To get…

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MAKE IT: Blueberry Syrup

  • July 8, 2014

The sun’s coming up earlier these days, which is all the reason you need to make yourself a fabulous breakfast. Whether you want waffles, pancakes, greek yogurt, or even cereal, this blueberry syrup is the perfect topping. When you’re headed…

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SPUD Tutorial: How to dehydrate fruit

  • July 8, 2014

Another great way to save the summer (and space in your freezer) is to dehydrate summer fruit. This fruit is perfect for trail mix, granola bars, fruit powders, baking, or just snacking by the handful. If you’ve got a dehydrator,…

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MAKE IT: Fruit Caramel Sauce

  • July 8, 2014

This tastes similar to regular caramel sauce, but because it's fruit based, it's safe for canning!   FRUIT CARAMEL SAUCE Adapted from Marisa McClennan’s Simple Bites   1 pound fruit of choice Small amount of spices to complement your fruit…

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