Entries Tagged as 'fruit'

My Own Personal Fruit Bowls

August 7th, 2007 · No Comments

Cherries & a Peach

Every day in an effort to stave off afternoon sweets attacks, I make a fruit bowl for my desk before I leave the cafeteria after eating lunch. Today I had cherries and a peach. Yesterday I had raspberries, blueberries and a banana.

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Still Life in a Mirror

November 9th, 2006 · 2 Comments

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Experiments in Fruit Grilling

July 7th, 2004 · 12 Comments

Grilling avocados, peaches, and plantains
Grilling avocados, peaches, and plantains

Haute Grilled Avocado & Grilled Peach with balsamic & blue cheese
Haute Grilled Avocado & Grilled Peach with balsamic & blue cheese

Tonight I actually got some motivation and put together the grill I bought a few weeks ago. I decided I wanted to grill some fruit so I looked up some recipes and instructions. The Grilled Peaches with balsamic and blue cheese were tasty. A good combination of sweet and bitter and spicy. I think I needed to put a bit more cheese on them. I liked the Haute Grilled Avocados the best. You can see the Grilled Plantains with Spicy Brown Sugar Glaze are missing. That’s because no matter how long I left them on the grill they never reached the soft, darkly-carmelized state described in the recipe. Any suggestions? I think they may not have been ripe enough.
BTW, you can’t get plantains in the downtown, State St. Jewel, but the one in Wicker Park, which is surrounded by a large hispanic population, has a ton of them. Not that Jewel is the best place to be buying produce.. just saying..

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