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  • Eaten on their own as a candy or as an accompaniment to cheese, these little sugar encrusted fruit treats with a name that has no good translation, come in every imaginable flavor from raspberry to mirabelle plum to date.

    Flora Lazar: Finally -- Locavore Candy at the Farmers Market

  • I would marinate it in some port and mirabelle and eau-de-vie and then poach it and chill it and slice it, he said.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • Grapes from Moissac and Limousin, peaches from Montreuil, and mirabelle plums from Lorraine are all grown according to ancient methods and are being celebrated for their quality.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Stephen McCarthy, the founder of Clear Creek Distillery, is up on a ladder, nosing a tall vat of fermenting mirabelle plums, but his attention isn't entirely on the fruit.

    The Fruits of Clear Creek Distillery's Labor

  • Hilda- Ah, thank you for reminding me about those wonderful mirabelle plums the French are crazy about!

    Green Gage Plum and Pistachio Crumble

  • Twist downed his glass of _mirabelle _in one shot before asking: "By the way, whatever happened to your family?"

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • It was thanks only to the wisdom he had acquired with time ... as well as to a few glasses of _mirabelle _that my father, Panaleon Vix, was able to contain his wrath.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Dr. Twist was delighted and rejoiced in the _mirabelle _which was served to him after the meal.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • With these words, he took the bottle of _mirabelle, _filled the glasses, then added: "But something seems to tell me you are not entirely convinced of this, Mr. Twist ...."

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Joey ate a stewed mirabelle as he helped his mother make jam.

    CNN Transcript May 31, 2001

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