TIP OF THE DAY: Frozen Persimmons – Like Persimmon Sorbet!

Fall is persimmon season. They’re nutritious and delicious, with almost 72% of the DV of vitamin A (from all that beta carotene that makes it so orange). There’s also: 25% DV of fiber. More than 21% DV of vitamin C and 9% of copper. And there are lots of ways to enjoy them. But here’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Dried Figs, For National Fig Week

The first week in November is National Fig Week. We were sanguine about the opportunity to buy dried figs, for snacking and recipes. But taking an informal survey among friends and family over the last couple of weeks, we found that none of them buys dried figs. They’ll eat them when they find them on…
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FOOD FUN: New Pinkglow Pineapple From Fresh Del Monte

[1] It’s a pineapple—and it’s pink! (all photos © Fresh Del Monte). [2] Put Pinkglow on your list of Valentine’s Day gifts. [3] We sliced our pineapple and ate it sparingly over a few days, to make the experience last. We were sad when it was gone. [4] Drink pink! [5] The shipped pineapple comes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eat Four Prunes For National Four Prunes Day

[1] Prunes are dried plums (photo © Mallivan | Panther Media). [2] Plums are laid out on wooden trays to dehydrate (photos #2 and #3 © California Prunes). [3] Prunes dehydrate to 1/3 the size of plums.   October 17th is Four Prunes Day. Why four prunes? It was named after earlier medical advice to…
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