Rhubarb-Prune Tsimmes

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Appears in
The Gefilte Variations

By Jayne Cohen

Published 2000

  • About

When it comes to combining foods, I’m not one for hard and fast rules. I’ve been seduced by cheesecake made supernal with a zap of ground chiles, and I adore savory meats, poultry, and even fish perfumed and mellowed by fruits. But unmitigated sugariness makes my mouth say dessert; fruits must have a spicy or tart accompaniment to segue gracefully into a main course. To me, a tsimmes (a sweetened, festive fruit and vegetable stew, with or without meat) of sweet fruits is one-dimensional wit