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Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lorene Feehan via NY Times

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 cu sugar
3 star anise
1 plump vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise
(2) 2" long pieces lemon zest, peeled with veg. peeler
3 firm Bosc pears
1 firm tart apple
8 dried Turkish apricots, cut in half
4 dried figs, quartered

Directions:
Directions:
Fill med. saucepan with water. Add sugar, zest, star anise, vanilla bean. Bring to boil, and cook until all sugar is dissolved. Then shut off heat.

Meantime, peel and core pears and apple. Slice thinly lengthwise and place in large heatproof bowl. Add apricots and figs. Pour hot sugar syrup on top, making sure all fruit is covered. Cover bowl with plastic wrap; poke a few holes in plastic and store overnight in fridge.

Next morning, use slotted spoon to ladle out fruit and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 mins. plus overnite chilling

 

 

 

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