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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.


Lime and Basil Sorbet



Recipe reprinted with permission from Fine Dinings.

Lime and Basil Sorbet"a unique blend of flavors to serve as a palate cleanser for a special dinner party. serve just before the main entree."

Makes 6 - 8 servings

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
10 - 15 fresh basil leaves, chopped coarsely
Sprig of fresh basil for each serving as a garnish

SIMPLE SYRUP:
Dissolve sugar in water, bring to a boil, lower heat, simmer for 5 minutes; remove from heat, cool.

Pour lime juice and simple syrup into a blender or food processor. Add chopped basil leaves and blend well. Transfer blended mixture to a shallow pan, cover and freeze until firm.

Transfer frozen mixture to a blender or food processor again and blend well. Freeze again in the shallow pan. When ready to serve, use a melon baller and place 3 scoops in a stemmed glass, garnish with a sprig of fresh basil and serve.

Fine Dinings is a fabulous resource for elegant menus and recipes. Many of the recipes feature beautiful and mouthwatering photos and the recipes are top notch.







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