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Old 10-14-2010, 07:48 PM   #1
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ISO Quick Bread/Cake

We picked up a bag of mixed dried cherries and blueberries at the store. I thought it would be a good in something baked. I just can't decide how to use them.

Suggestions?

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Old 10-14-2010, 08:02 PM   #2
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I use them in salads.

I also make rice in my cooker with a can of coconut milk,water and dried friut.

I am not much of a baker so this is all I got!
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Old 10-14-2010, 08:15 PM   #3
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How much do you have? Could be nice in some good old muffins, or maybe even a pie if you've got enough. What are the options you were thinking about?

Blueberry/cherry muffin recipe if you need it, this one worked really well for me.
Another one my friend sent me recently, says it's good but I've never tried it myself. It's for blueberry muffins but I'm sure you can as easily substitute other berries.
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Old 10-14-2010, 08:20 PM   #4
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Scones are easy... similar to regular biscuits except with sugar and dried fruit. From first opening the cupboard, to your first bite, less than 30 minutes!
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It's a one pound bag. Muffins could work. I've never made muffins. I did cupcakes once but that cured me...let's just leave it at there were no open flames and I'm much better at BBQ.

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Old 10-14-2010, 08:28 PM   #6
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Scones are easy... similar to regular biscuits except with sugar and dried fruit. From first opening the cupboard, to your first bite, less than 30 minutes!
Scones... great idea.

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I saw Alton or somebody use rehydrated dried fruit in a marinade and then as the sweet component of a BBQ sauce for a rack of ribs once, but I just don't recall the specifics.

Maybe you need to start thinking like an Iron Chef!?
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Make some granola.
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I like to add dried cranberries to our cereal in the morning or make muffins!
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