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Offline CreamPuff63

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Stewed Plums
« on: November 29, 2010, 05:40:50 am »
Great for breakfast with yoghurt or as a Dessert with icecream

Ingredients:
500g plums, halved, pitted
240g water
60g sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 stick cinnamon

Method:
Wash and weigh plums in the TM basket, prepare them, set aside.
Add sugar, water, lemon juice and cinnamon stick into TM bowl. Set 5 minutes, 100o, Speed Soft.
Now add plums, and set 3-5 minutes, Reverse, Speed Soft until plums are tender.
Remove from TM and chill.

Source: CooksUnited.co.uk
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2010, 06:04:15 am »
Glad you found a recipe CP63. Researched it & cooked it lickety split  ;) ;)
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2010, 07:00:11 am »
Thank you. As soon as The Spud Shed has some cheap I'll give it a go, or go up into the hills to get some. I like the dark red ones the best.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2010, 07:02:49 am »
the Blood Plums are my favourite as well. wish we had a Spud Shed closer to us - I just can't believe the prices  :o
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2010, 04:11:02 am »
Just been to the spud shed and bought a heap of plums. They were still $3.99/kg but I felt in the need of some stewed plums. :) Got some nice peaches and apricots too.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2010, 09:18:47 am »
 :o.... as compared to Coles for $14.99/kg  :'(
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2010, 02:43:16 pm »
Is Spudshed a WA thing only? Why cant we have something like that in Victoria???   ???
I can't stand going to Coles/Woolies or good quality fruiterers to pay jacked up prices especially for fruit and veg that is in season. For that matter, does anyone in Melbourne have a  reliable and cheap source of their fruit and veg?? Ever since getting my TM I find it is better to buy things like that in bulk and make more than one batch of jams/relishes etc at a time.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2010, 12:45:09 am »
I'm pretty sure spud shed is WA only. The owner had an argument with the WA potato board and set up on his own several years ago. We have only  recently had one set up near us. It is actually built on Commonwealth land at the small plane airport and trades 24 hours a day.  We have very restrictive trading hours here in WA. I find that products in season are really nice there but you do have to select carefully. I would even go just for the milk as I now pay $1.79 for 2 litres of milk not what the supermarkets are asking.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2010, 02:15:27 am »
Keep an eye out for Harvey Fresh 2l cream Cookie1. The Baldivis Spudshed sometimes have it (although not recently) and I'm hoping the Jandakot one will as well.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2010, 02:51:25 am »
Ooh thank you.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2010, 05:18:32 am »
Will this recipe work for stewing other fruits too? I have been searching the forum for instructions on making stewed fruit (apricots in particular, as we have just picked four bucketfuls) but can't seem to find anything other than jam recipes.

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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2010, 08:35:39 am »
give it a go ML - you've got plenty of apricots!
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2011, 02:26:24 am »
MeganL if you have kids make fruit leather or sorbet for them ,my grandkids love both,Pam

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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2011, 08:38:44 am »
Got some lovely dark red plums today for $1.99/kg. I've made the rice custard and now I'm off to stew them. :P licking my lips.
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Re: Stewed Plums
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2011, 09:20:17 am »
MeganL,  Apricot chutney is a good way of using excess Apricots.