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Cactus Honey Sherbet

Both peaches and prickly pears ripen from mid-summer to early fall, depending on where you live. What better time to make this rosy ice cream that combines the mellow flavors of both fruits? From The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Lemonade

This refreshing twist on lemonade, from Carolyn Niethammer’s Prickly Pear Cookbook, will help you get through the last blast of summer heat. Steeping the lemons rather than squeezing them is not only easier, it produces a more complex flavor as … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Nopalito and Pineapple Salsa

This makes a delicious light entrĂ©e when served as a stuffing for warm flour tortillas. It can also be served with rice and a vegetable. From The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn Niethammer. Grilled Chicken with Nopalito and Pineapple Salsa … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Goes to Canada

By Carolyn Niethammer Hello everybody. It is Carolyn today. Like most authors, I regard my books almost like loving parents regard their children: I do my best to develop them as well as I can, I feel bad when somebody … Continue reading

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A Pie for Pi Day

In honor of Pi Day (3/14), here is a delicious pie recipe from The Prickly Pear Cookbook by Carolyn Niethammer. Slices of this pie will reveal layers of deep pink and rich gold similar to the sky at dawn over … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week: Prickly Pear Grapefruit Mimosa

Sunday brunch will be a little more interesting when you mix up this simple but unique beverage! This one is from The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn Niethammer. Chris Pedersen, executive sous chef at Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Arizona, … Continue reading

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