I am so lucky to live in the heart of NC apple country. In fact, I can see an orchard out my back window. Best of all, I have a love for the taste of this versatile fruit. But I have little knowledge of ways to use them. Please share your ideas for ways to enjoy them fully. [more inside]
SO what's this OTHER thing growing on my backyard tree. And more important, will I soon be able to eat it? [more inside]
I want to pick fruit and vegetables - for free or very cheaply - in Montreal. Is there any organization that exists here that is similar to Toronto's Not Far From the Tree? [more inside]
Is fruit juice really not as good as regular fruit? [more inside]
What kind of fruit or vegetable is this? And more important, can I eat it? [more inside]
What can I do with flavorful-but-underripe nectarines? [more inside]
What fruit trees should I plant in my new orchard? [more inside]
What are some of the sweeter varieties of oranges out there in the common US market?
What is this fruit? http://www.flickr.com/photos/50936652@N08/4692507506/ [more inside]
I want to buy my wife a flowers or fruit themed gift that is more permanent than flowers or fruit and I'm drawing a blank. [more inside]
I am interested in trying to make fruit brandy. I have searched on the internet but have come up with many different (and conflicting) recipes so would like to hear people's suggestions and experience. [more inside]
Can I eat the grapes (?) that are growing on my building? [more inside]
What is the best way for someone to peel an orange, if they have short fingernails? Assume growing longer nails, or eating the orange cut into slices are not favorable options. [more inside]
Where can I buy or order pinha fruit AKA "sugar apples" in the United States, specifically Massachusetts? [more inside]
Orcharding tips? Bring them, please. [more inside]
'Tis the season for Meyer lemons and blood oranges. Yum! But seasons, alas, are fleeting. What's the best way to preserve something of the deliciousness all year long? [more inside]
The UK Government suggests everyone eat 5 serves of fruit and vegetables per day. However, Australia recommends 7 (2 fruit, 5 veg) and the US National Cancer Institute recommends 7 for women and 9 a day for men. What gives? [more inside]
My roommate claims a diet consisting of mostly fruit is OK as long as she keeps it low fat. Is there any science to back up this claim? [more inside]
Plain fruit and a handful of nuts or a slice of cheese grow old pretty quickly. What are some ways I can dress up or vary my fruit snack? [more inside]
Why is fruit so much more nutritious than candy, when both are mostly sugar? [more inside]
I am doing a lot of landscaping gigs lately, and want to start planting Edible Landscape for folks. How much should I charge for an edible tree package? [more inside]
looking for some suggestions for a juicer. i really want to buy a fruit/vegetable juicer. something that can handle carrots, beets, oranges, etc. i know from friends that some machines break down really quickly but i am having trouble navigating online reviews. any suggestions would be super appreciated!
How do I make my salads less lame? [more inside]
Fruit on TV? I remember someone saying something to the effect of, "If we put a piece of fruit on television every night, it will become a national icon". Who said that? And I think that someone actually did it (SNL?), did THAT happen?
I'm allergic to most fruits. Should I be taking some sort of multivitamin? [more inside]
Why do organic Granny Smith apples so often taste so crappy? How can I pick better ones? [more inside]
How can you encourage an Olive tree to fruit ? [more inside]
Found this mutant-cherry fruit on a tree near Laurelhurst Park in Portland, Oregon today. Can you identify it? Can we eat it?
i cut my honeydew too soon. [more inside]
Help Me Give The Gift Of Drunkeness: What can I infuse in these little jars? I got a case of them as a gift and I want to turn it around into another gift, little jars of infused vodka, but I have some questions, mostly about making them pretty. [more inside]
The juice comes out of the juice-extractor, and left behind in the machine is dryish fruit and/or vegetable pulp. Does anyone cook with this pulp? Does anyone have any ideas for cooking with it? [more inside]
Has any of you gardeners had any luck with potted blueberry bushes? [more inside]
How can I avoid (or at least, delay just for a few days) the growth of mould on my fruit? [more inside]
My parents want to go to an orchard to pick fruit this holiday weekend. Where could they go that's within ~100-mile radius of LA or Orange counties? [more inside]
I'm looking for poems about food, especially fruits and vegetables. [more inside]
Does anyone have any experience using various short-term food preservation vacuum devices (such as the Tilia FoodSaver) on cut-up fruit? [more inside]
What's up with funky-tasting dates? [more inside]
Kirkland Dried Blueberries are far larger and plumper than any other dried blueberries I've ever seen, akin to a ball bearings, but they're sweetened. Can I find get an unsweetened dried blueberry like that, or is the process that makes them sickly sweet also what makes them so much larger than usual?
Where can I get prickly pear cactus fruit in New York City? And when is it likely to be found? I'm looking to procure roughly 5 to 6 pounds of the fruit.
Is pineapple citrus? Why or why not?
What's up with dried fruit? [more inside]
Looking for more than just a fruity smoothie... [more inside]
Where can I buy established blueberry plants that are ready for transplant in northern Massachusetts? [more inside]
Three years ago the Bush Administration allowed the importation of Indian mangoes for the first time in 30 years. It's mango season right now. Where can I get an alphonso mango in the USA?
Spring time gardening care filter. Need a little advice. [more inside]
Which adult-sized yogurts are completely blended? [more inside]
Where can I buy Sapodilla (aka Chikoo) in London or the UK? [more inside]