Toasting the almonds before folding them into the batter sets this muffin apart from the rest.
Two of July’s real stars–blueberries and cherries–in one muffin. What more could you want?
Ingredients: 3 cups crushed sweet cherries (I used a potato masher to crush the cherries) 1/4 cup candied orange peel (I used this) 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit and peel in a […]
Ingredients: 5 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cherries 1/2 cup semisweet or bittersweet chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line […]
Ingredients: 6 lbs cherries, pitted 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 cup water 1 cup light brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar Place all ingredients in a 4-quart slow cooker, pressing down to crush the cherries enough to be able to close the lid, if needed. Cook on high 2 hours. Mash […]
Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups whole sweet cherries, pitted 3/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup pureed chipotle peppers in adobe 1/3 cup chili sauce (like Heinz) 1 small sweet onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon butter (can omit […]
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fine semolina flour 1 1/4 lb whole milk ricotta, drained 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 1/2 cup frozen whole sweet cherries (do not defrost!) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Lightly butter (or spray with baking spray) a standard pie plate. […]
Ingredients: 1 cup blueberries 3 1/2 cups pitted cherries (otherwise left whole) 1 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar Directions: Place the fruit and the sugar in a nonreactive bowl, jar or plastic bag. Crush the fruit with a muddler or, if using a bag, […]
Ingredients: 1 cup crushed raspberries 3 cups crushed sweet cherries 3 tablespoons powdered pectin* 2 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla paste Directions: Evenly sprinkle the bottom of the Ball Jam Maker with the pectin. Spoon the fruit in a relatively even layer over the pectin. Press the jam button. You […]
Ingredients: 2 cups whole, pitted sweet cherries (about 1 lb/1 pint) 1/2 cup superfine sugar 1 (.25 oz) envelope unflavored gelatin 2 cups cold heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 2-3 tablespoons bourbon (optional) 1/2 box Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafer Cookies (about 20) Directions: Place the cherries and […]