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July, 2017 RECIPE OF THE MONTH

Yields 20 - adjust fruit and whipped cream accordingly

• INGREDIENTS •

Fruits of Your Choice
Cantaloupe Jam
Berry Whipped Cream

• Cantaloupe Jam •

4 C Chopped Cantaloupe
1 C Sugar
1/3 C Lemon Juice
1/2 C Honey
1 T Salt
1 T Pectin

Berry Whipped Cream

1/2 oz. Freeze Dried Fruit (Blueberries, Strawberries)
1-3/4 oz. Powdered Sugar
16 oz. Heavy Cream
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Shades of Summer Fruit

Skip the s'mores and try our unique spin on fruit salad this July! This versatile concoction can be enjoyed any time, day or night, whether its a casual night in or a big backyard BBQ! The combination of sweet and tart is the perfect way to savor these fleeting summer days.

METHOD

1

Grilling the Peaches

  • Cut peaches in half, removing the pit.
  • Sprinkle sugar on the flat side of the peach.
  • Place peach flat side down onto a preheated grill on medium.
  • Grill for 3-4 minutes and then turn peaches in a 1/4 rotation for another 3-4 minutes, making nice grill marks.
2

Making the Jam

  • Mix the cantaloupe into 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  • Smash the cantaloupe with a potato smasher.
  • Add in sugar and lemon juice, stirring constantly.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes until thick.
  • Mix in honey, pectin and salt.
  • Boil for 2 minutes and then remove from heat.
3

Making the Flavored Whip Cream

  • Grind the dried fruit of your choice
  • Combine powdered sugar and heavy cream
  • Using a stand mixer with whip attachment, whip the mixture to a soft peak
4

Composing your Fruit Salad

  • Mix any fruits of choice -- We recommend:
  • Watermelon, Figs, Blueberries, Honeydew, Fresh Strawberries, Dried Banana chips

  • You can either toss your fruit in the cantaloupe jam, or use it decoratively on a platter of your choice
  • Top with flavored whip cream