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Nectarines

11 Fruit Pies to Showcase Sweet Summer Produce Before It's Gone

Try these fruit pie recipes to show off your favorite summer produce before peaches and berries make way for apples and pears. No dessert seems to so perfectly represent summer like pie, with its crisp...
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Stone Fruits 2020 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Andy's Orchard opened for the season on May 15. Yesterday was my first visit of the year. The entrance has been roped off like the lines for bank tellers with markers each six feet. Inside the door...

Kashiwase Farm--still around?

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by droolingdoggie 1 month ago

I love organic stone fruits and almonds from Kashiwase Farm. It's always a summer sensation. I just checked their FB page, but found that they haven't updated it since 2017. Does anybody know if th...

Best Fruit - Arnett Farms: Stone Fruit, Pluots, you name it!

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 3 months ago

At the Irvine (and Torrance) Farmer's Markets, Arnett Farms continues to be an absolute GEM! I've been going to this stand for years and years and they continue to amaze me with the quality and va...

July 2018 Dish of the Month: STONE FRUIT CAKES

herby
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...

Gastro Obscura: The Quiet Rescue of America’s Forgotten Fruit

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

As we kick off stone fruit harvest season in Northern California, this morning I was fascinated to read about C. Todd Kennedy, one of the state’s premier fruit experts, collectors, and growers and ...

Stone Fruits 2017 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill is my favorite source of tree-ripened stone fruit. It opened last week for the season. My first time to visit at the start of the harvest, beginning with cherries, and...

What's up with the stone fruit this summer?

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by watertowngourmet 3 years ago

Anyone have any idea why all of the larger stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, plums) are tasteless? I have yet to find a good peach (firm, sweet, ripens well). My go-to is usually Wilson Farms (or R...

Cling vs. Freestone Peaches and Nectarines

debodun
by debodun 5 years ago

Is there any way to tell the difference between freestone and cling peaches or nectarines without cutting into the fruit?

Got Any Peach Ripening Secrets?

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by niki rothman 14 years ago

I'm sick and tired of (expensive) peaches and nectarines that refuse to ever get ripe and juicy on a sunny window sill - it's infuriating. All too often mine turn into soft potatoes - mealy, if you...

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