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Peach Blackberry Crostata

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on June 8, 2011

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The markets are full of peaches, nectarines, and something new I noticed a peacharine. I wanted to play with my ice cream maker again and fresh peach ice cream sounded so delightful.  I recently purchased David Lebovitz’s book The Perfect Scoop and so far all of the recipes are terrific.  Make the peach ice cream to eat with this crostata and you will receive kudos from your guests and family. [click to continue…]

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