Orange Pound Cake with Concord Grape Compote

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A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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The Concord grape season is short and even then they can be difficult to find, so keep your eyes peeled. The powdery coating often seen on grapes is not bad—it is an indicator that the grapes are fresh. We are all familiar with Concord grapes in jelly, but the potential for their pairing goes far beyond humble pb&j. As with berries, the simplest and quickest preparation is best. | To prepare the grapes for the compote, cut them in half with a serrated knife to avoid crushing them. Pick