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Fruit without fat = fabulous?

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]
posted by idle on Jan 25, 2010 - 39 answers

Ways to dress up fruit.

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]
posted by moira on Jan 20, 2010 - 29 answers

Why is fruit so much more nutritious than candy, when both are mostly sugar?

Why is fruit so much more nutritious than candy, when both are mostly sugar? [more inside]
posted by lunchbox on Jan 10, 2010 - 45 answers

How much should I charge for my fruit tree planting service?

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]
posted by Sentus on Dec 6, 2009 - 9 answers

juicer suggestions?

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!
posted by anya32 on Nov 24, 2009 - 14 answers

Help Me Make My Salads Less Lame

How do I make my salads less lame? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Nov 17, 2009 - 66 answers

A piece of fruit on prime time?

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?
posted by slactoid on Nov 16, 2009 - 8 answers

Should I be taking vitamins to make up for my fruit allergies?

I'm allergic to most fruits. Should I be taking some sort of multivitamin? [more inside]
posted by stleric on Oct 14, 2009 - 11 answers

Always always eat green green apples. Unless they're organic.

Why do organic Granny Smith apples so often taste so crappy? How can I pick better ones? [more inside]
posted by liketitanic on Oct 13, 2009 - 20 answers

Make my Olive Trees Fruitful !

How can you encourage an Olive tree to fruit ? [more inside]
posted by southof40 on Oct 7, 2009 - 7 answers

What version is this Pod?

What is this? (Can|Should|How do) I eat it? [more inside]
posted by Mountain Goatse on Oct 1, 2009 - 23 answers

More importantly, can we garnish a cocktail with it?

Found this mutant-cherry fruit on a tree near Laurelhurst Park in Portland, Oregon today. Can you identify it? Can we eat it?
posted by halogen on Sep 30, 2009 - 13 answers

"Italian grapes" - they're neither Italian nor grapes. Discuss!

[Identify this fruit filter] What fruit is this? [more inside]
posted by chan.caro on Sep 21, 2009 - 10 answers

my dew ain't done

i cut my honeydew too soon. [more inside]
posted by elle.jeezy on Sep 8, 2009 - 3 answers

The Intoxicated Aesthete

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]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 7, 2009 - 14 answers

After the juice

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]
posted by londongeezer on Aug 29, 2009 - 8 answers


Has any of you gardeners had any luck with potted blueberry bushes? [more inside]
posted by Chele66 on Jul 21, 2009 - 14 answers

Millions of peaches, peaches for me.

How can I avoid (or at least, delay just for a few days) the growth of mould on my fruit? [more inside]
posted by _dario on Jul 16, 2009 - 20 answers

Good places for picking our own fruit in southern California?

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]
posted by estherbester on Jun 30, 2009 - 5 answers

Produce poems?

I'm looking for poems about food, especially fruits and vegetables. [more inside]
posted by bubukaba on Jun 26, 2009 - 22 answers

Tips for vacuum-sealing fruit?

Does anyone have any experience using various short-term food preservation vacuum devices (such as the Tilia FoodSaver) on cut-up fruit? [more inside]
posted by adipocere on Jun 15, 2009 - 3 answers

This date left me with a bad taste.

What's up with funky-tasting dates? [more inside]
posted by unmake on May 29, 2009 - 3 answers

Looking for the Best Dried Blueberry

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?
posted by boombot on May 27, 2009 - 3 answers

Don't pick the prickly pear by the paw.

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.
posted by Greg Nog on May 11, 2009 - 8 answers

Orange, kumquat, grapefruit, lemon, lime and... pineapple?

Is pineapple citrus? Why or why not?
posted by Rash on May 3, 2009 - 14 answers

What's up with dried fruit?

What's up with dried fruit? [more inside]
posted by shrimpsmalls on Apr 29, 2009 - 11 answers

A Bananna Spinich Smoothie?

Looking for more than just a fruity smoothie... [more inside]
posted by doorsfan on Apr 23, 2009 - 4 answers

Looking to buy healthly blueberry plants in Massachusetts!

Where can I buy established blueberry plants that are ready for transplant in northern Massachusetts? [more inside]
posted by csimpkins on Apr 23, 2009 - 9 answers

Alphonso: The King Of Mangoes

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?
posted by Xurando on Mar 19, 2009 - 3 answers

What can I say... I love growing things!

Spring time gardening care filter. Need a little advice. [more inside]
posted by Mastercheddaar on Mar 17, 2009 - 9 answers

[not fruit-ist]

Which adult-sized yogurts are completely blended? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Jan 27, 2009 - 18 answers

Where can I buy Sapodilla (aka Chikoo) in London or the UK?

Where can I buy Sapodilla (aka Chikoo) in London or the UK? [more inside]
posted by angryjellybean on Jan 21, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me find mid 90s fruit snack called Soda-Licious (picture inside)

Soda-Licious: tasty fruit snacks from the early 90s. Where can I find this in the US? [more inside]
posted by anthropomorphic on Nov 16, 2008 - 2 answers

What kind of fruit is this?

What kind of fruit is this? [more inside]
posted by stlboi on Nov 7, 2008 - 5 answers

I want to know how to select fruit and veggies at the store!

How can I learn to select produce at the store? [more inside]
posted by k7lim on Oct 24, 2008 - 13 answers

How do I keep my honeycrisp apples fresh?

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?
posted by cnc on Oct 14, 2008 - 14 answers

Can drinking Naked Juice replace eating fruit?

Can drinking Naked Juice replace eating fruit? [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Oct 14, 2008 - 17 answers

Are Safeway organics really organic?

Safeway: regular brands and house brands out the wazoo. It says organic, but is it? [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu on Oct 11, 2008 - 11 answers

Alien Fruit Identifictation

My friend found this strange fruit somewhere in or around Oaxaca, Mexico. What is it?
posted by phrontist on Oct 11, 2008 - 6 answers

Pudding Fruit?

What's the name of this fruit we bought at a farmer's market in Kauai? [more inside]
posted by tdischino on Oct 3, 2008 - 6 answers

What is this fruit??

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]
posted by AsRuinsAreToRome on Sep 13, 2008 - 13 answers

fig'et about it?

Fig Filter: Is it too late to buy or acquire 10-20 pounds of fresh figs in or near Austin? [more inside]
posted by Pants! on Aug 31, 2008 - 4 answers

Help ID this peach

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]
posted by veggieboy on Aug 26, 2008 - 10 answers

Get rid of fruit flies.

Get rid of fruit flies. [more inside]
posted by Penelope on Aug 8, 2008 - 24 answers

Do you eat the dirty fruit?

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]
posted by MaryDellamorte on Jun 24, 2008 - 29 answers

Miracle fruit in Chicago?

Where can I find miracle fruit in Chicago?
posted by ztdavis on Jun 6, 2008 - 11 answers

How to dehydrate papaya?

How do you dehydrate/prepare to dehydrate fresh papaya? [more inside]
posted by dahliachewswell on Jun 5, 2008 - 2 answers

Have any weird food facts/jokes for a Canadian farmers market?

Do you have any weird food facts/jokes for a Canadian farmers market? [more inside]
posted by KathyK on Jun 3, 2008 - 10 answers

Easy way to find out what's fresh where?

Is there an easy way that I can find out what fruits and veggies are in-season in a country before I even arrive there? [more inside]
posted by Planet F on May 22, 2008 - 2 answers

you like-a tha juice, eh?

I just got a juicer. Now what should I put in it? [more inside]
posted by raztaj on May 5, 2008 - 19 answers

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