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Persimmon

  • Sesame-Glazed Duck Legs With Spicy Persimmon Salad

    Some Chinese cookbooks recommend steaming duck to tender perfection before roasting it to crisp the skin. It is a good technique to master, and works especially well with large moulard duck legs. You get…

  • Persimmon Salad with Pomegranate and Walnuts

    Persimmons make a colorful cool weather salad, combined with dark red Treviso and radicchio leaves and glistening ruby-like pomegranate seeds. Walnut oil and shallots give the vinaigrette an earthy flavor, accentuated by caramelized walnuts…

  • Fuyu Persimmon Salad

    The Fuyu persimmon, round and squat and rather tomato-shaped, is the kind you can eat raw. You want to buy the ones that have turned truly orange (if they are greenish-gold, let them ripen…

  • Persimmon and Orange Salad

    Squat, roundish Fuyu persimmons are the ones to use raw in salads. (The pointy Hachiya variety is better ripened to softness for desserts.) Paired with sweet oranges and watercress, they make a refreshing autumn…

  • Spinach Salad with Prosciutto and Persimmon

    This colorful salad, a mix of spinach, sweet persimmon, prosciutto and plenty of Parmesan-laced croutons, is satisfying enough for a light dinner. Or serve it as a somewhat unusual first course. Make sure to…

  • Persimmon Spice Bread

    At my farmers’ market one vendor was selling over-ripe fuyu persimmons for $1 a pound and I bought a few pounds just to make purée, which I used for dense, sweet quick breads like…

  • Persimmon Pudding

    Wild persimmons start to blush along the country roads of Indiana in late September, stealing the colors of sunset and weighing down their trees like Christmas balls. They are native to the landscape, unlike…