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Arizona Presents: Persimmon Skillet Cake

Arizona Presents: Persimmon Skillet Cake

Persimmons are a beautiful fruit with a very short season; it begins in the middle of fall and ends in the middle of winter. Persimmons are not readily available the way pears and apples are because they are usually not ripe until the first frost of the season. They are sweet, moist and the flavor will remind you of a lovely fall day. There are two types of persimmons, the Fuyu and Hachiya persimmon. We […]

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November 26, 2013 at 12:46 pmSeasonal Recipes Southwest

Austin Presents: March’s Marinated Cauliflower, Olive, and Caper Salad

Austin Presents: March’s Marinated Cauliflower, Olive, and Caper Salad

At the tail end of cauliflower season, I’ve had enough of bubbly, gooey gratins. With spring just around the corner, I wanted to use what might be the last of our local cauliflower for something with more zip. I found a marinated cauliflower salad from Bon Appetit’s November 2003 issue, and that was just the inspiration I needed. Of course, I made a few changes by including carrots, switching up the olives, throwing in some […]

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March 2, 2013 at 7:00 amSeasonal Recipes Southwest