Dried fruits and cognac shine as a fruit compote

Dried fruits and cognac shine as a fruit compote

This undated photo by chef Elizabeth Karmel shows a dried fruit compote. Fruit compote, also known as stewed fruit, is a combination of dried plums, apricots, cherries and a tiny bit of minced crystallized ginger, that stays good in the refrigerator for a very long time. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Karmel)

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