Braised Portuguese Pork Chops with Clams and California Raisins
By John Csukor
Add California raisins, sun-dried tomatoes and clams to wine and garlic marinated chops for ethnic flavors.

Candied Stollen
A German treat served sliced, plain or toasted.

Chocolate Pots de Crème
Chocolate flavored French custard loaded with sweet California raisins.

Cream of Raisin Beer Soup
Creamy fruit soup with beer and raisins.

Cream of Raisin Soup
Cinnamon, cloves and lemon for a raisin soup to serve first or last.

English Raisin-stuffed Doughnuts
California raisins and marmalade stuff these raised doughnuts.

Fireside Glogg
Mulled wine to serve often.

Haricots Verts, Beet and Raisin Salad
Tiny beans and beets to serve as a first course or a colorful and healthy lunch entrée with grilled chicken or fish.

Italian Meatballs with California Raisins
Combination of meats with California raisins, red wine and seasonings make great meatballs.

Raisin Salad with Warm Goat Cheese
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Select a tangy goat cheese to start any meal with flavor.

Rum Raisin Clafouti
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
This classic French tart is even better with California raisins.

Schnitz ‘n Raisin Pie
Dried apples and raisins for a quick filling.