How to Cook with Fall Produce That Isn’t Pumpkin

There are many well-known fall fruits and vegetables none of us can seem to get enough of—apples, pumpkins, pears, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, figs, cranberries, mushrooms, pomegranates, and so on—but...

Stone Fruits 2020 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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...

Hoshigaki & Fresh Persimmons @ Andy's Orchard | Morgan Hill

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

This season I visited Andy's Orchard farmstand in Morgan Hill more than any previous year. I was there three or four times a month starting with cherry season in early June through persimmons and p...

Hoshigaki by Otow Orchard in Granite Bay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In January, I stayed an extra night after my meetings in Sacramento to have the chance to visit Otow Orchard. Driving east into a fierce rainstorm was not the smartest decision, yet I was still thr...

What to do with this beautiful gift of persimmons?

by gutreactions 4 years ago

Ms. Green Thumb, a family friend with an incredible talent for growing things, gifted us with boxes of Fuyu and Hachiya Persimmons. There they sit lovely and colorful for fall. What are the best wa...

what do you do with persimmons?

by glutton 15 years ago

I love fuyu persimmons. I've eaten them as whole fruit and I've made jam. There must be other ways I can eat persimmons. What do you do with them?

Help! Pear/Persimmon Dessert with Sauternes

by carlyjoy86 5 years ago

Hello! I am trying to figure out a dessert for Christmas that will go with a nice (not especially expensive) Sauternes which, while not labelled d'yquem, is made from their young vines. I h...

More about hoshigaki (Japanese dried persimmons)

by rworange 15 years ago

In the SF Chronicle there was an article about these massaged dried persimmons ... massaging them while they dry to - break up and give uniformity to the persimmon flesh - smooth the exterior so...

fuyu persimmon from seed?

by pinstripeprincess 12 years ago

a batch of persimmons i got in chinatown had about 4 seeds each (usually mine are seedless) and since i thought i'd try my hand at gardening this year, why not give persimmons a go? from what ...

Persimmon slightly blackened when cooked

by zhooker 6 years ago

Gave some ripe Fuyu persimmons a large dice, mixed them with a few pinches of fresh ginger, then added them to a stainless steel pan. Heated them to 170*F and held them there for ~20min in order to...

Persimmon pudding, salad, cookies … BORING

by rworange 14 years ago

Trying to find out if a fuyu persimmon could be microwaved or roasted uncovered persimmon ideas I had never considered. I like them plain and in salads but … wow … my persimmon world has expanded. ...

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