Persimmon Bread II

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“Excellent for Christmas gifts, as persimmons are only available for a brief time. Moist spice cake type bread. This is the top seller at our company bake sale at Christmas!”

Four Seasons’ Lemon-Ricotta Poppy Seed Pancakes

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6 large eggs, separated

1 1/2 cups whole-milk ricotta cheese

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

Zest of 2 large lemons

1 tablespoon poppy seeds

Vegetable oil, for griddle

Maple syrup, warmed

Berries, for garnish


Squid in Zimino

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This is a famous Tuscan dish that is also found in other regions, such as Liguria. It is excellent served as an accompaniment to polenta. “In Zimino” means that the squid is cooked with vegetables – usually spinach or beet greens.