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Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, And More (2009)

by Cory Schreiber(Favorite Author)
4.1 of 5 Votes: 2
1580089763 (ISBN13: 9781580089760)
Ten Speed Press
review 1: I would give this cookbook a 3.5 rating. Not because there is anything really wrong with the recipes, but because it is not an overly practical book. Most of the recipes use fruits specific to the Northwestern US that are hard to find elsewhere. (Really, how much rhubarb do you think we grow in the South?) This is especially difficult for those of us who are trying to support local farmers by buying locally and seasonally. The two recipes I've tried were good, but nothing special. The marketing campaign for this book should have been targeted to the appropriate area.
review 2: I have made several recipes from this cookbook, all of them good. The stone fruit tea bread was amazing...I think that the fresh, homegrown apricots might have had something to do w
... moreith that! While all of the recipes are rustic fruit desserts, there's still great variety. Not all of it is syrupy fruit and golden crust though, there are other fruit based desserts thrown in. Also, it is sorted by seasons, which I like. less
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This book terrified me, I'm afraid of fruit cake.
These sound so yummy and would be easy to make.
new favorite book
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