Quince & Pumpkin Cobbler. Cook quince with pumpkin, currants, brown sugar and brandy then cover with low-fat granola sprinkled with maple syrup and pecans.
Jellies & Jams. Cook up a batch of quince jelly or jam. Add apples or cranberries for an even rosier jelly. Add cranberries or pears for a beautiful gift during the holiday season or a house-warming party!
Stuffed. Quince can be stuffed with dried fruits and baked like an apple, or enjoyed as a delectable side dish when stuffed with wild rice or mushrooms and nuts then baked.
The Perfect Snack. Have a delicious fresh quince as a sweet, juicy snack.
A Sweet Substitute. Quinces can be substituted in your favorite pear or apple recipe! Try them in our Pears w/Orange Drizzle or our Spicy Apple & Pear Chutney recipes.
Quince Sauce. Use quinces instead of apples in your favorite applesauce recipe! Quinces give the dish an elusive perfume and turn it rosy pink!
Baked. A quince’s strong aroma and flavor intensifies when cooked! Try them in our Baked Quince recipe!
Compote. Compotes are great for topping hot oatmeal and frozen yogurt. Add or substitute quinces in our Spiced Peach and Dried Plum Compote and Fruit Compote recipes!
Poached. Ever tried poaching fruit? Poaching gives an exquisite flavor to quinces! Check out our Poached Pears Video to learn how to poach fruit, just remember to peel the quinces!
Chutney. Dress up roasts and pork with quince chutney. Serve a dish of cranberry-quince chutney, made with chopped quince, dried and fresh cranberries, raisins, onions, red pepper, brown sugar, vinegar, and seasonings.
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