Category Archives: Stone Fruit

Emerald Beaut Plum Crumble

So, besides the salad already mentioned, here is where many of those green-skinned Emerald Beaut plums ended up. Surprise! They’re yellow inside! Don’t they look nearly like peaches, as yellow as they are? It’s only the lack of any red … Continue reading

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A Whole Box of Emerald Beauts

This is one of the truly great things about living in Fresno. I can get a whole box of Emerald Beauts right from the source. Joan Obra mentioned these in her article on plums in this week’s Fresno Bee food … Continue reading

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Local Crop Makes Good

Tune in to NBC’s Today on Friday, July 20 in the 9:30 half-hour to see a local crop hit the big time.  Chef Adam Perry Lang of NYC’s Daisy May’s BBQ U.S.A. will be demonstrating how to grill with sweet, … Continue reading

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Foods I’ve Come to Love: Apricots

This is the first in what I intend (best laid plans of those with CFS, of course) to be an occasional series of lessons from a year of eating locally. There were quite a few fruits and vegetables that I … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Fresno Bee

I love the tack Dennis Pollack took on this headline for an article about the great flavor of this year’s stone fruit crop: Birds Give Tree Fruit High Marks.  Perhaps he’s trying to reach the avian market.  It surprises me … Continue reading

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(One Can Never Have) Too Many Cherries

I may have overdone it. There are six pounds of cherries in my fridge. First, we were at Whole Foods at the end of the week, and they had their first organic cherries of the season, in the purple mesh … Continue reading

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Signs of Harvest

I know that the fruit harvest is starting where we are. Leaving work last night, by the time I was a mile out of the small town where my office is, I had seen five white passenger vans carrying workers, … Continue reading

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