Enjoy this chunky fruit spread on toast with ricotta or spoon it over plain yogurt.
- 2 1/4 cups coarsely chopped stone fruit, such as peaches, nectarines, and plums (about 3/4 pound total)
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Coarse salt
Flavor Combination 1 (Optional)
- 1 star anise
- 2 allspice berries
Flavor Combination 2 (Optional)
- 1 wide strip lemon zest
- 1 small cinnamon stick
In a small saucepan, combine fruit, honey, pinch of salt, water, and desired flavor combination (optional). Cook over medium-high, stirring occasionally, until fruit is soft, 8 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a pint-size jar and let cool.
SourceEveryday Food, July/August 2010