Compote is different from jam in that it’s looser in consistency and aside from any natural pectin in the fruit there’s no added stabilizers. The cheesecake to go with the compote is my variation of Nigella’s Cherry Cheesecake recipe. Berry Compote 1/2 cup Fresh Strawberries 1/2 cup Fresh Blueberries 1/4 cup Fresh Raspberries 1/2 cup …

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This is a summertime staple around here. It’s cooling, light and easy to make. That, my friends, is perfection during these hot days! Melon & Mint Salad 1 Cantaloupe 1 Honey Dew Mellon 1 cup Fresh Berries (your choice) Fresh Mint (finely chopped) Peel and dice the melons into bite sized chunks and place into …

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