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Door County Chilled Tart Cherry Soup

April 19, 2011 | Posted by admin

How many recipes do you know that take five minutes to prepare start to finish? Well, here’s one from the recipe blog, jess4freedom, and it just could not be simpler.  Of course, you will find FruitFast Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate added to the mix for exceptional color and real cherry taste.  My favorite option is […]

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Stuffing with Greens, Pine Nuts and Berries

November 12, 2010 | Posted by admin

It’s time to plan the big one – Thanksgiving Dinner – and here’s a suggestion to spruce up the menu from the same old, same old. This recipe from Bon Appétit called for currants, but is equally delicious with your favorite dried fruit from Brownwood Acres/ FruitFast.  Select dried cherries or dried blueberries for a […]

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Corn and Blueberry Salad

August 9, 2010 | Posted by admin

This recipe comes from Better Homes & Gardens. Bring it to your next family gathering or potluck, serve it as a side salad or with a bowl of tortilla chips for quick dipping. Then be prepared to share the recipe when asked! Ingredients: 6 ears fresh sweet corn, husked 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 small […]

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Apple – Dried Cherry Stuffing

December 16, 2009 | Posted by admin

A favorite reference cookbook I have in my library is “Fat-Free Holiday Recipes” by Sandra Woodruff, RD.  It is a wonderful resource.  For Thanksgiving, I adapted an Apple-Raisin Stuffing (substituting Brownwood Acres dried cherries for the raisins), which turned out quite nice.  The apples, cherries and walnuts blend well and the stuffing is a perfect […]

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Cherry Butternut Squash

April 22, 2009 | Posted by admin

Ingredients: 4       cups cubed (1 inch chunks) peeled butternut squash (1 small squash about 1-1/4 lb) 3/4   cup Brownwood Acres Dried Tart Cherries 1/2   cup boiling water 1       small onion, cut into thin wedges 2       Tbsp unsalted butter 2       Tbsp maple syrup 1/4    tsp salt Directions: Heat the oven […]

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Potato and Squash Soup

March 11, 2009 | Posted by admin

Soups are a great way to utilize vegetables that are about to pass their shelf life.  They can be prepared any time and placed in freezer containers for use at a later date.  Soups make great lunches or as starters/appetizers at your next dinner party. The following recipe freezes well; just thaw, whisk until smooth, […]

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Sweet Potato Sides

March 4, 2009 | Posted by admin

Are you looking for something new for a side dish for your evening meal?  Try sweet potatoes, they make a healthy alternative to the white potato.  Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene and vitamin C and low in calories.  The sweet potato is a great source of fiber, too.  They can be simply prepared and […]

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Cherry Cranberry Molded Salad

December 5, 2008 | Posted by admin

This is a favorite holiday salad and pairs well with turkey. 1     can whole cranberry sauce 1     3 /4 cups water 2     3 oz packages cherry jello 2     cups red seedless grapes, halved 2     cups celery, finely chopped 1     large can crushed pineapple, undrained 1-2  cups FruitFast Dried Tart Cherries Boil water and add jello […]

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Healthy Squash Side Dish

November 21, 2008 | Posted by admin

Part two of focusing on healthy sides is this incredible recipe from Better Homes and Garden for Spaghetti Squash, which incorporates dried cherries. A 1 /2 cup serving is approximately 100 calories. Yield: Approx 10 (1 /2 cup) servings JEWELED SPAGHETTI SQUASH Ingredients 1 3 to 3-1/2 lb spaghetti squash 1 /2 Cup orange juice […]

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