FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Posted on Wed. Jul. 02, 2014 - 12:31 am EDT

Dash ... we tried it

PHOTOS
 
Click on image to view.

The recipe reviewed here appears on Page 8 of today’s Dash, a monthly food magazine inserted in The Journal Gazette

Blueberry-Nectarine Crisp

Difficulty: Intermediate

Prep/cook time: 1 hour

What we thought: Good but not great – that’s the best way I can describe the dish. The fruit was sweet and flavorful, as the recipe takes advantage of in-season produce, and it stands out with every bite. But the taste of the blueberries and nectarines is all that stood out, leaving the dessert a bit flat. It would be fine for a barbecue, but for a sit-down party, I’d add some spice – cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger.

A word of warning: This recipe is missing a step, and a rather crucial one at that. The directions fail to mention when to add the crisp mixture. A veteran baker would be fine, knowing to add it on top of the fruit before baking, but it would be easy to bake just the fruit and be left with a bowl of flour, oats, sugar and butter.


– Kimberly Dupps Truesdell, The Journal Gazette


Friday
Friday
High  °F
Low  °F
61 °F
Mostly Cloudy
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 18232.02-53.72
Nasdaq 5089.36-1.43
S&P 500 2126.06-4.76
AEP 55.65-0.16
Comcast 57.87+0.33
GE 27.68-0.04
Exelis 24.82+0.21
LNC 58.61-0.38
Navistar 28.18+0.20
Raytheon 106.70-0.81
SDI 21.75+0.57
Verizon 49.61-0.29
  Stock Sponsor