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Warm Texas Peach Cobbler

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Jun, 23, 2016 @ 08:06 AM


It's summertime in Texas which means it's time to think local!  Local Texas peaches can be utilized in so many ways, the most obvious being a delicious Warm Texas Peach Cobbler, of course!

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For The Peach Cobbler Filling

Ingredients:
1.25 lb Fresh Peaches 
2.5 oz Dried Blueberries
2 oz Pecans-Toasted
1.5 oz Caramel Sauce
8 fl oz Water
6.5 oz Granulated Sugar
1/8 oz Cinnamon
Pinch of Nutmeg
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
1 oz of Cornstarch for Slurry

Instructions:
1. Combine the water, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg and bring to a boil
2. Mix the cornstarch with enough water to make a slurry the consistency of heavy cream
3. Thicken the mixture with the slurry and simmer for 5 minutes
4. Add the caramel to the thickened mixture
5. Combine the mixture with the peaches, blueberries and pecans
6. Chill

 

For the Topping

Ingredients:
1 cup Flour
1 cup Granulated Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
2 oz Butter softened
2 large Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste or Extract

Instructions:
1. Cream the Sugar and Butter for 1 minute
2. Gently add the eggs just until incorporated
3. Fold in the dry ingredients
 

To Finish

1. Place the Peach mixture in a 2 or 3 inch baking dish
2. Fill half way with the peaches
3. Fill the rest of the way with the topping
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes until golden brown
5. Top with Vanilla Ice Cream

 

Enjoy!


 

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Cinnamon Cous Cous

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, Aug, 28, 2015 @ 09:08 AM


Here is a simple recipe for Cinnamon Cous Cous that makes a great side dish to a chicken or pork dish.  


 


Ingredients:
2 cups Cous Cous
3 cups Water
4 each Cinnamon Sticks
5 each Whole Cloves
4 each Star Anise 
1 T Kosher Salt
1 tsp Ground White Pepper
1 tsp Brown Sugar
2 oz Butter
1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
1/2 cup Dried Apricots cut in small pieces

Instructions:
1. Combine the water, salt, pepper, spices and butter in a pot and bring to a boil
2. Remove from the heat and let sit for 10 minutes
3. Place the cous cous in a bowl with the cranberries and apricots
4. Return the pot back to the heat and bring back to a boil
5. Strain out the spices and pour the mixture over the cous cous
6. Stir well and cover the bowl with plastic
7. Place in a warm place and let sit until all of the liquid is absorbed (10-20 minutes)
8. Fluff the mixture with a fork and serve
You can also refrigerate and serve cold

Enjoy!

 


 

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