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Hi, MSP 'hounds. I'm going to try a fruitcake recipe in The Joy and it calls for seeded and chopped preserved kumquats. I assume this means candied rather than preserved as in preserved with salt. Has anyone seen a product like this around the cities? And, if not, where do you get high quality candied fruits for projects like this? Thanks!

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  1. We've moved a reply that provides a do-it-yourself recipe to the home cooking board, where recipes are discussed. http://www.chowhound.com/topics/463449

    Please limit your replies in this thread to local sources of preserved kumquats.

    Thank you.

    1. Today's PiPress has a cookie special and they mention a place I forgot about "We Are Nuts" on Vandalia in St. Paul, which operates only during the holidays. Kathie Jenkins calls it a "fruitcake headquarters." Might be worth contacting them--651.646.1839 to see if they carry the kumquats. Aslo, Bergin Fruit & Nut Co seems promising--Energy Park Drive in St. Paul. 612.378.1234.

      Good luck!

      ~TDQ

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      1. re: The Dairy Queen

        Thanks! I'll report back if I find them.