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Cardamom Spiced Pear Turnovers

Cardamom Spiced Pear Turnovers from The Broken Bread

Now that the season has turned to the crisp atmosphere of winter, it’s the perfect time to start cozying up by the fireplace, hot cocoa in hand, or to wrap yourself in your favorite blanket while sipping on the morning’s coffee. But best of all is enjoying all the warm baked treats that are so appropriate this time of year. And hardly anything is better than a fresh batch of cardamom-spiced pear turnovers. Unlike the bursting flavor of summer stone fruits and berries, winter fruit is rich but understated—the flavors need to be coaxed into fullness. So, in this recipe… Read more

Plum Bellini | Wolf Gourmet

Plum Bellini from The Broken Bread

The type of produce available during the summer months is truly a glorious thing to behold. I have a great love for stone fruits, and as much as I adore peaches, the plums this summer have been stealing the show. Plus the beautiful color they lend to various dishes and drinks is truly breathtaking, so this plum bellini cocktail seemed like a great way to put a few juicy summer plums to use. This refreshing summer cocktail is a variant of the ever-so-popular peach bellini—an invigorating mixture of stone fruit puree and effervescent Prosecco. The combined sweetness and tartness of… Read more