Tag Archives | Plums

In Season Stone Fruit

In Season Stone Fruit

Stone fruit is at its peak during the summer. Look for fruit without any bruises, cuts, or soft spots. Peaches bruise easily – hold in the palm of your hand to check ripeness instead of squeezing. Give a sniff. Ripe fruit has a fragrant scent that makes you want to take a bit. Ripen peaches […]

September

September

September September is a wonderful time for enjoying the beautiful array at local farmers’ markets. September is a delightful time for gathering ingredients that will showcase fleeting flavors of summer. A walk among colorful baskets filled with fresh produce is incredibly inspiration. Blazing scarlet tomatoes, sun-sweetened and fattened from their time on the vine, are […]

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Plums

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Plums

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Plums RAW Pit and thinly slice for Spinach Salad with Plums and Goat Cheese BAKED Stone fruit crumbles, cobblers and crisps are hallmarks of late summer. Swap in plums for other stone fruits in your favorite recipes. ROASTED/GRILLED Roasting and grilling fruit brings out its inherent sweetness. Serve […]

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit

5 Ways to Make the Most of Seasonal Stone Fruit Ripen: Ripen peaches, nectarines and apricots at room temperature. Once ripe, they can be refrigerated for just a few days to help keep them at their best. Speed Up: Speed up the ripening process by placing fruit in a brown paper bag on the counter, […]

Plums On My Windowsill

Plums On My Windowsill

I love plums and am thinking of making a plum crisp or some other type of plum dessert. Meanwhile they sit on my windowsill just looking pretty.  

Fruit Essentials

Fruit Essentials

Fruit Essentials Have you ever come home from the market after purchasing fruit to find that you spent money for nothing?  I have plenty of times and it ticks me off every time.  Here are some Fruit Essentials that may help you have more fruit shopping success. Did you know that many plants that are […]

New Canaan Farmers' Market

New Canaan Farmers’ Market

I love going to farmers’ markets. It is the closest to “farm to table” that I can get without growing my own fruits and vegetables.