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Recipe of the Week

Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes



Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes


A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.


Vanilla Scented Honeydew and Blueberry Salad

Beautiful and endowed with an almost hypnotic smell, this simple salad has a marvelously rich and sophisticated flavor that makes it perfect for more formal events. It is great as a casual salad as well, but we love serving it as a light dessert for a formal summer dinner. It is also particularly nice served in chilled stemware as a palate cleanser or as a light appetizer, and the salad will easily serve 12-15 if you use it that way.

1 vanilla bean
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
1/2 cup sugar
1 large peeled, seeded and cubed honeydew melon
1 pint fresh blueberries

Halve the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds into a small heavy saucepan. Add the vanilla bean, wine, and sugar to the saucepan and heat over low heat for five minutes, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Turn off the heat and let the syrup cool to room temperature. Remove the vanilla bean from the sauce. Mix the honeydew and blueberries in a large bowl. Toss with the vanilla sauce. Chill for 2-3 hours and serve very cold.

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Cooling Time: 30 minutes
Chilling Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes





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