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A plethora of plums.........Recipes????

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Well my plum tree is out of control and I have more plums than I know what to do with. Usually the hubby and I just take them into work or we eat them plain, but I would love to get more creative with them. Got any good recipes?????

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  1. My grandma always made plum jam in the summer. If you're willing to put forth the canning effort, I'm sure you could find an easy recipe online.

    1. Plum ketchup will concentrate you plums into a condiment that goes wonderfully with roast chicken and meats. It keeps well in the fridge and freezes indefinitely. I make it similarly to the recipe about halfway down this page: http://www.commercialappeal.com/mca/f...

      1. Just google for germknoedel or germknodel. It is a plum or plum-jam filled sweet bread, often topped with ground poppies.... they are to die for.

        1. Plum butter (like apple or pumpkin butter), plum chili sauce, plum tart, plum granita.

          The simplest thing to do is halve them, place them skin side down in a baking dish, sprinkle with brown sugar, and broil in the oven. Serve with ice cream, yoghurt, mascarpone (anything dairy - cuts through the acidity) for dessert, and puree any leftovers into smoothies.

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          1. re: Gooseberry

            please send this recipe to me...I am hunting all over for it and can't find it. My 5 year old is waiting to make it with me and I bought the ingredients....but no recipe! thanks.

          2. This recipe is absolutely delicious - I saw it on Lidia's show described as Plum Lasagna and found the recipe linked below (just substitute plums everywhere it says Peaches)......I have never eaten as many plums as in the last year! Just served it last night - people swoon over it and can't believe it's grilled bread in there.........delicious!

            http://recipes.lidiasitaly.com/Produc...

            I serve with some vanilla flavoured mascarpone or vanilla ice cream - it's easy to make and lasts for days - good make ahead company dessert

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            1. re: ElizabethS

              Plum Lasagna!!! please send this recipe to me...I am hunting all over for it and can't find it. My 5 year old is waiting to make it with me and I bought the ingredients....but no recipe! thanks.