Posts Tagged "persimmon"

Persimmon Bars

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1 cup persimmon puree                                                  1 teaspoon baking soda 1 egg                                                                                      1 cup sugar ½ cup salad oil                                                                    1 ¾ cups flour 1 teaspoon each, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg                       ¼ teaspoon cloves 1 cup...

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Easy Persimmon Drop Cookies

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1 cup persimmon pulp                             1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda                           2 cups flour ½ cup vegetable or olive oil                       ½ teaspoon each cloves, nutmeg & salt 1 cup sugar                                                    1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup raisins or chopped dates                1 cup chopped nuts Mix the ingredients together in the order given. The dough will be soft. Drop by teaspoons...

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Fuyu Persimmon Salsa

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2 or 3 persimmons 2 or 3 seeded and finely chopped jalapeno or serrano peppers 1 small minced onion Juice of 1 lime Pinch of salt Chopped cilantro (optional) to taste Cut off the tops and peel the persimmons. Remove any seeds.  Dice the persimmons and place them in a small bowl. Add the peppers, onion, salt, lime juice and cilantro and combine. Taste for seasoning. This salsa is wonderful with chips, fish tacos or as a salad mixture. This recipe was created by Farmer Jim’s mom, but inspired by Eating Well magazine.

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Persimmon Ice Cream

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3 very ripe Hachiya persimmons               6 tablespoons sugar or more to taste ¾ cup half-and-half                                              ½ teaspoon vanilla One day ahead, place the persimmons in the freezer.  About 30 minutes before serving take the persimmons out of the freezer and let them soften slightly. Using a heavy knife, chop each persimmon into 8 chunks. Discard any stems or seeds. The persimmons will be hard so be careful.  Put the chunks into a food processer with the sugar and the vanilla and process on pulse...

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Fuyu Persimmons and Bacon

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Fry chopped bacon until it is crisp and pour off most of the fat.  Add Fuyu persimmon wedges and saute until golden. Sprinkle with some of minced cilantro or rosemary, salt and pepper.  Stir in the bacon and serve with pork or chicken. Also consider: Add about 1 ½ cups chopped Fuyu persimmons to your favorite spice bread or cookie recipe. adapted from Sunset, November issue

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