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Mooncakes!

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Blog, Recipes | 0 comments

Mooncakes!

Thursday, September 19, 2013 will mark the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival in China. Near the equinox, this holiday always falls on the night of a full moon, causing it to sometimes be referred to as the Moon Festival or even the Mooncake Festival. Similar to Thanksgiving in the Western-world (affectionately dubbed “Turkey-Day “by some), the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates the harvest, family togetherness, and delicious mooncakes. The mooncake is a fairly simple baked...

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Make a Turkey Sandwich with Smoked Plum Jam

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Blog, Recipes | 0 comments

Make a Turkey Sandwich with Smoked Plum Jam

One of two new jams premiering this week at Holcomb Hollow, our Smoked Plum with Chinese 5-Spice Powder was inspired by the classic plum sauce that traditionally accompanies Beijing Duck. Made from farm-fresh local organic plums we put through the smoker with some aged cherrywood, each jar has just the right combination of cinnamon, ginger, cloves, star anise, and chili pepper, a spice blend known as wu–xiang-fen in Mandarin Chinese. If you don’t have a tender duck laying around...

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