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Fruit Tartlet with Shortcrust Shell

For Day 5 of Concord Grape Week, we are staying with dessert. This recipe is from a website called Verses from my Kitchen. The author writes infrequently, but the recipes are lovely and his wife’s photographs are simply world class. It’s a great site and I hope you can visit it. On this site, you…

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Concord Grape Pie

For Day 4 of Concord Grape Week, it’s time for dessert. This recipe is from Saveur in 2014. Suzi and I have not yet made this, but the picture and the recipe have us intrigued. It’s simple. A basic crust and filling that is just fruit, sugar, and tapioca. It remind me of a cherry…

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Concord Grape Shrub

On Day 3 of Concord Grape Week, we stop eating and start drinking. Shrubs are an old beverage idea making a big, big comeback. A shrub is fruit preserved with a combination of sugar and vinegar. Mixed with water, sparkling water or combined with spirits, shrubs are a delight, an entryway to an empire of…

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Concord Grape Syrup Redux from I Love Corn

  This post is three years old and it is timely, for this week devoted to Concord grapes, to display it here again. The book I Love Corn by Lisa Skye is the best corn book ever. And it's all about corn. And then a little more. Hidden away in its pages you find this…

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