'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]
What kind of fruit is this? [more inside]
How can I learn to select produce at the store? [more inside]
What's the best way to store apples for the long term? I've got a serious honeycrisp apple addiction going and I want to keep eating them when they're out of season. Supposedly they keep for 3-4 months in the fridge. Is this true? Can I freeze apples and thaw them later? Will freezing destroy the texture or flavor?
Can drinking Naked Juice replace eating fruit? [more inside]
Safeway: regular brands and house brands out the wazoo. It says organic, but is it? [more inside]
My friend found this strange fruit somewhere in or around Oaxaca, Mexico. What is it?
What is this fruit? It looks like a kumquat, orange, sort of soft outside skin. Inside it has red gooey seeds, like a passionfruit. It is not sweet smelling, nor does it taste very good. [more inside]
Fig Filter: Is it too late to buy or acquire 10-20 pounds of fresh figs in or near Austin? [more inside]
Help me identify a peach! I work for an orchard. We planted what we were sold as doughnut peach trees but they're not bearing doughnut peaches; they're bearing mystery peaches. [more inside]
Get rid of fruit flies. [more inside]
This question is for chronic hand-washers that use soap. Why is it not alright to wash your hands with just water before a meal, but it's perfectly kosher to just rinse a piece of fruit off under the faucet before consumption? [more inside]
Where can I find miracle fruit in Chicago?
How do you dehydrate/prepare to dehydrate fresh papaya? [more inside]
Do you have any weird food facts/jokes for a Canadian farmers market? [more inside]