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]
I just got a juicer. Now what should I put in it? [more inside]
Where can I find a fresh durian in Massachusetts? [more inside]
Who do I turn to for help with my fruit trees? Should I go talk to someone at a garden center or do I need some kind of tree expert? Any recommendations for garden centers knowledgeable about fruit trees in the Los Angeles area? [more inside]
Where can I find the best and freshest cherimoyas in New York City (better yet, Manhattan)? And when are they in season here? [more inside]
What flowers will be blooming in Kauai in March? [more inside]
What is this fruit tree in my back yard? [more inside]
My family loves fruit-filled breakfast/snack bars. How can I make my own? [more inside]
I just bought a package of red currants at the grocery store. Help me figure out what to do with them! [more inside]
What can I do with all of this dried fruit? [more inside]
I really love fresh pomegranates. Unfortunately, their short season ends soon. Is there any way to freeze them for later enjoyment? Or anywhere to get them while they're out of season? [more inside]
I'm going to a fruit-themed party next week and want to impress. Can you recommend me some awesome tricks with fruit not unlike this one? Bonus points for those involving apples, but all are welcome.
I'm looking for phrases, sayings, anything that incorporates a fruit. For example: "Apple of my eye" or "Cherry on top." Thanks!
Strange question of the day: When at a bar, and one orders a drink that comes with a wedge of fruit, such as a lime with a gin and tonic or a Corona, how does one deal with it? I cannot find a "smooth" way to squeeze the fruit without it squirting everywhere. Should I just leave it alone , or is their some drinking decorum I am lacking? Hive mind, activate!
What is the name of this fruit snack? [more inside]
I have two fruit trees that seem to be ripening ...NOW. One is an apple tree and the other tree is a plum. I already know about making jam (which is what I'll probably do with the plums) and making apple butter/sauce. I have a few questions: [more inside]
Where can I buy passion fruit in San Francisco?
Is there anywhere that sells wholesale (or at least large quantities of) fruit in the Boston area? [more inside]
What is a good cookbook for fresh cooking? I'm looking for a cookbook that takes in-season fruits and veggies and prepares them in a way where their natural flavors come through. I don't want anything heavy like fried foods or so drenched in sugar it will make my teeth hurt. Any ideas? I was looking at How to Pick a Peach by Russ Parsons but wanted to see if there is anything else better out there before I purchased it. Thanks :)
Your favorite smoothie recipe? [more inside]
What makes the fragrance and taste of a banana change so drastically when turning from pre-ripe to spotty? [more inside]
How difficult is it to graft fruit stock onto root stock for the backyard horticulturist? [more inside]
How legal is Miraculin? [more inside]
Is fruit absolutely necessary to a wholesome, healthful vegetarian diet? [more inside]
Where can I find a recipe for making my own fruitsnacks like the generic ones you find in stores? [more inside]
Do cultures outside the UK have a concept of "scrumping"? [more inside]
What are the finest mail-order food goods available at reasonable prices? I'm talking best bread, brownies, cakes, fruits, frozen pizzas, cookies -- any recommendations for extraordinary food at not-exhorbitant rates.
SpoiledFruitFilter: If one of the blueberries in the batch has grown mold, are they all tainted? [more inside]
I need some great mango recipes. [more inside]
foolproof anti-mess method of eating pomegranates? [more inside]
How do I stop pears from growing, but keep the tree intact? [more inside]
Do juices of fruits or vegetables count as part the daily recommmended intake for vegetables or juices? What is better about actually eating the fruit / vegetables?
Blending smoothies takes time and makes a mess. Is it possible to blend a big batch of smoothies, and keep it in a decent condition for days? [more inside]
Why was the inside of my dragonfruit purple? [more inside]
What can I do with a couple hundred pounds of sour oranges? [more inside]
Does a vodka fruit infusion ferment? Is the resulting drink more alcoholic than the base distilled spirit? [more inside]
I'm just wondering why frozen fruit, more specifically frozen berries take so long to defrost in the refrigerator? [more inside]
I'm eating a lot of fresh fruit lately. Which peelers/tools do you particularly find a cut above?
Bottled juice is making me poor. [more inside]
What should I do with 3 plump, gorgeous, almost radiant lemons? [more inside]
What is apple fuzz? Is it safe? [more inside]
How do I get rid of all of these fruit flies?? [more inside]
What can/will my newly-pregnant, incredibly-picky, wife eat? (there are complications to this question) [more inside]
What do I do with all these beans? [more inside]
During which times of the year are various fruits/vegetables/herbs/other in season? [more inside]
I have a couple two-week old honeydew melons that sat in room temp. They are obviously overripe, sloshing when I shake them, and slightly soft to the touch. Do they go bad, or just lose/change their flavour? Any recipes for some overripe melons?
Got any good cocktail recipes with fresh fruit?
Well, it's that time of year again: my Apricot tree is starting to fruit, and I'd like to try drying some of the fruit to enjoy all year around. I tried it last year, but the results weren't good: the fruit got mouldy and icky. Any pointers or links to good guides on drying or preserving fruit?
I'm thinking about trying to go vegetarian, if only for a month's experimentation. But for a variety of reasons, I know it will be very difficult indeed. So: suggestions? [more inside]