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Last Chance Foods: Appreciating Apricots

Friday, July 26, 2013

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.

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Quince Lovers Unite

Friday, November 12, 2010

Quince. No, not quints, as in babies, but quince, as in fruit. Yes, it’s fruit—a pretty ancient one at that. There’s some speculation that what the serpent handed Eve was a quince, and not an apple at all. Learn more about this little-known fruit, including why foodies find it so fascinating.

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Cooking with Rhubarb

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Rhubarb brings a unique tang and acidity to both sweet and savory dishes. Get a recipe for couscous with rhubarb, asparagus and walnuts here, and learn more about rhubarb wine.

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