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Fruit

7 Helpful Produce Subscriptions You Should Know About

As Americans hunker down in their homes to practice social distancing, you may be wondering how you can still eat healthy and stock your home with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables—without having...
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Passion flower/fruit

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by ae31860 3 months ago

I am live in North Carolina, in the southeast of the foothills. I love passion fruit. However, getting it in the store is expensive and it is very hard to find. So, I began to wonder if I could gro...

Frozen Tropical Fruit

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by Timothy468 2 months ago

I have looked online and found nothing (other than ads) when searching for the "best frozen tropical fruits". I recently returned briefly to Hawaii and wondered why we ever left - the fresh fruit i...

New cutting gadget

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by diegomed14 2 months ago

Hello everyone, I am new here, but I was searching for a good home-cooking discussion page and found this one. I wanted to know what are some of your thoughts on this cool new hand-held gadget that...

Winter scurvy

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by fionasit 3 months ago

Seasonal fruit and veg are not available here in the Midwest. Once in awhile I see a lovely color on a vegetable and then I buy it. For the most part frozen veg, limited fruits are consumed. This r...

El Valle Produce in Watsonville

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

On a warm day last summer, I dashed into El Valle Produce in search of a cool beverage. I grabbed this watermelon-mint-limeade from the self-serve case which did the trick. The store has an attrac...

Pharmacy to Farm

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by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

" . . . Pharmacy to Farm started as a New York City Health Department pilot program in the spring of 2017, funded by the USDA’s Farm Bill. When patients pick up their blood pressure medication at p...

Am I the only one who doesn't eat fruit or a lot of vegetables?

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by pariscatlia 6 months ago

So please tell me I'm not the only one. Now I'm not joking, but the only fruit I eat is raisins and olives. Yes olives are a fruit surprisingly (I've done my research). And pretty much the only veg...

Fruits these days... goes bad before ripening

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by BamiaWruz 8 years ago

It's been over 4 years now that I've noticed that almost all fruits go bad instead of ripenning. Is it just me or is anyone noticing this? I'm not one of those people who forgets about their...

Helping low-income women afford healthier food may have reversed a rise in childhood obesity

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

" . . . In other words, the policy changes have resulted in physically and mentally healthier children—an outcome that, after all, is central to WIC’s mission. Established as part of the Child Nutr...

July 2018 Dish of the Month: STONE FRUIT CAKES

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by herby 2 years ago

Welcome to July, 2018 Dish of the Month reporting thread! This month we will be baking stone fruit cakes. A stone fruit, also called a drupe, is a fruit with a large "stone" inside. The stone is so...

ISO your foodie shopping recs BTW Brantford and Beamsville

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by itryalot 8 months ago

Hi - Will be in that area on a Sunday. Planning to stop in at farmstands...thinking Romagnoli. Stopping at Littlefoot Farms, Roma Pizza to pick up a flat pizza. Looking for your recs for markets,...

Stone Fruit near Boston

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by daveinmd 9 months ago

Hi folks, Peaches and nectarines are some of my favorite fruit, but I've been frustrated by the quality of the peaches and nectarines I've gotten around here. The stuff from California looks good...

Soft lemons - still good for juice?

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by michaeljc70 10 months ago

I have a bunch of lemons that were in the fridge drawer (not sure how long). They are sort of soft if I squeeze them. If this was an orange or another piece of fruit, I'd toss it. I am wondering...

Alphonso mango PSA

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by cavorting 10 months ago

Just to say I got a box of Alphonso mangos at Vik's Chaat for $34. 10-14 mangos, 3-3.5 kg. Waiting for them to ripen! They didn't have kesars despite having prices on the board.

Grenadilla in NYC?

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by awills85 12 months ago

Hi all! I recently went to Peru and fell in love with Grenadilla (similar to passion fruit but sweeter). I'm determined to find a place to buy it in NYC but Google searches aren't helping. Has a...

June–August 2016 Baking COTM: RUSTIC FRUIT DESSERTS

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by Caitlin McGrath 4 years ago

Please use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipes from Rustic Fruit Desserts: Crumbles, Buckles, Cobblers, Pandowdies, and More, our Baking and Dessert COTM for June, July, and Augus...

Dried Lychee nuts?

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by Bob 16 years ago

When I was a kid I used to get dried lychee nuts from the Chinese laundries in NYC. I can't seem to find that out here. I had a Chinese friend who said they probably can't import them for health...

Where can I buy Japanese-grown fruits in Toronto?

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by scherz0 1 year ago

I refer to their melons, strawberries, peaches that are far tastier than regular Canadian supermarkets' varieties (Loblaws, Whole Foods Market): see http://j-fruits.com/en/, and https://press.ikida...

Am I the only one who hates Harry & David?

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by aliris 12 years ago

Harry & David is mysteriously popular, it seems to me. Every year I receive at least one of their baskets piled high with mostly paper and air and absolutely dreadful bags of stale, tasteless-at-b...