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Synonyms for prune

Synonyms for prune

to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

Synonyms for prune

dried plum

Related Words

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

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cALifoRniA prune and sALTED CARAMEL CREAM (Serves eight) INGREDIENTS For the California prune puree: 150g California prunes Peel of one orange 25g caster sugar Water to cover Juice of 1/2 a lemon Rum for soaking For the salted caramel cream: 300ml double cream 100ml full fat milk 125g caster sugar 3g gelatine leaf 2tbsp water 6 large egg yolks 2tsp Maldon salt METHOD FIRST make the California prune puree.
The cook and author has teamed up with California Prunes to create some tasty prune-based dishes, including prune and salted caramel cream, and prune and duck tartare tartlets (see below).
A study by the University's Institute of Psychology, Health and Society tested 100 overweight and obese low fibre consumers whether eating prunes as part of a weight loss diet helped or hindered weight control over a 12-week period, examining if they could tolerate eating substantial numbers of prunes in their diet, and if it had a beneficial effect on appetite, Deccan Chronicle reports.
Paul is so excited by the versatility and flavour of California Prunes that he has created a new California Prune and Pecan Praline Blondie recipe to demonstrate the delicious flavour of one of Britain's best-loved dried fruits.
Little wonder, then, that many gardeners are baffled as to when to actually prune their roses to ensure a flurry of gorgeous flowers in the summer and beyond.
If you're allergic to sulphites, choose organic prunes, which won't have been treated with this chemical.
Hal Huffsmith, VP of vineyard operations for Trinchero Family Estates, also prefers hand pruning, though the winery mechanically prunes 91 acres of Gewurztraminer in Lake County.
For example Sarasota County, Florida prunes its crape-myrtle street trees annually.
I think prunes are a very funny food," Kwan explains, "so one time I arranged little plates of prunes (lemon essence flavor, of course) on doilies and garnished them with fancy cocktail toothpicks.
Prunes are not the first commodity to be renamed, the board noted.
Prunes are going the way of the Chinese gooseberry--adopting a new name in a bid to boost sales.
There is growing evidence that prunes are one of nature's pick-me-ups and that snacking on them can do you a whole lot of good.
Janzen of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia can think of only one other ant species that prunes its trees.