Archive for September, 2010
Baked Stuffed Nectarines
Last month, we pitted (wordplay!) Scarlet Nectarines against Oregon Peaches in a knock-down, drag-out battle for stone fruit supremacy. In what surely will be remembered as the most subjective decision of all time (see: salad for breakfast), the humble nectarine won out, besting the peach, fuzz and all. This month, we celebrate the nectarine’s victory with Baked Stuffed Nectarines—nectarines stuffed with minced walnuts and topped with vanilla ice-cream. Follow along at home, and enjoy some for yourself.
I’m no baker, dear reader. The idea of measuring and calculating how much to include of such-and-such ingredient doesn’t sit well with me. I like fixing dishes. It’s one of the few skills I possess as a cook—that and making dishes that need fixing—and one that can’t be applied to baking. With baking, there’s only the pain of watching your dish become less and less like you know it should and more like gum found underneath park benches. Read moreNo comments