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Friday, July 26, 2013
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
If you happen to pass by a pile of apricots at a farmers market in the New York area, take a little time to appreciate the combination of skill and luck that brought them to harvest. While California produces a bounty of the fuzzy little stone fruit, locally grown apricots are a comparative rarity and the season is short.
Friday, July 05, 2013
Tom Wickham of Wickham's Fruit Farm explains why cherry season is so short. Find out where to pick the last cherries of the year in the New York area. Also, try recipes for cherry claflouti and sweet cherry sauce.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
By Alec Hamilton : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Fruit vendors at green market carts around the city say they have been struggling to keep themselves cool and produce fresh in the stifling summer heat.
Friday, July 29, 2011
By Amy Eddings
There used to be a time when the only sticker found on a piece of fruit was the brand label for Chiquita bananas. My siblings and I used to stick them in the middle of our foreheads when we were kids. Now, I could cover my entire face with the number of fruit and veggie stickers I've been encountering this summer.
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
It's summer time, and what better time to enjoy a fruit pie or the triumph of culinary competition? We're doing both in The Takeaway's summer fruit pie smackdown.
Serving as the judge is Emily Elsen, third-generation pie maker, featured chef on the Cooking Channel's Unique Eats, and owner (along with her sister Melissa Elsen) of Four and Twenty Blackbirds Pie Shop in Brooklyn, NY. (recipes after the jump.)
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
By Cary Barbor