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Dried Plums Extend the Shelf Life of Fresh Ground Beef

Dried Plums Extend the Shelf Life of Fresh Ground Beef

Executive Summary Research results that confirmed the addition of dried plum mixtures to uncooked processed meats can significantly suppress (up to 99%) the growth of foodborne pathogens such as S. typhimurium, L. monocytogenes, E. coli O157:H7, Y. enterocolitica, and S. aureus, compelled Kansas State University researchers Dr. Daniel Y. C. […]

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New Health Benefit of Prunes – Increase in Bone Mass

Prunes or Dried Plums have long been perceived as the “constipation fruit.” While consuming prunes and prune products is beneficial to digestive health due to their high fiber content, recent studies conclude that prunes may also help treat osteoporosis and increase bone mass. A report in the latest edition of […]

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California Prunes, Dried Pitted Plums

Nutritious Canned Foods

Canned fruits and vegetables are a nutritious addition to a healthy diet. Although cans were invented almost 200 years ago and are seen as an old fashioned, they are safe to use, have a long shelf life, preserve nutrition and are more recyclable than most or all other containers. Most fruits […]

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Dried Plums (Prunes)

Dried Plums: The Sensational Superfruit

What is a Superfruit? Fruits, such as Prunes, are labeled as “Superfruits” due their high antioxidant content and composition. Prunes (Dried Plums) have a high Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) value of 8557 per 100 grams.  Fresh plum juice concentrate has an even higher ORAC value. The antioxidants found in prunes […]

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Gale’s Famous Truffles

Gale’s Famous Truffles

Prep Time 1 hour, 15 minutes    Serves 48 Ingredients 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 1/2 cups crème fraîche* 1/2 cup (about 3 ounces) chopped dried plums About 1 cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder 1 pound high-quality semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped Directions Place bittersweet chocolate in medium bowl; set aside. […]

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