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Rustic Plum and Port Tart

When this came out of the oven I wondered if anyone would want to try it. I wasn’t thrilled by the fact that the crust was crumbly. Or that the port wine and plums had oozed onto the parchment paper. Or that it looked a little too much like stewed beets.

I let it cool while we had leftover Indian food. Then I sliced up a piece, put a dollop of ice cream beside it and tasted. Well? Yum. I loved the deep plum flavor. Port wine is reduced to a syrup and tossed with plums before they get piled onto the crust and into the oven. The result is a little rustic, and very sophisticated. And it uses these gorgeous plums.

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