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Perfect Persimmons: The "Other" Apple

on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 09:30

I didn't eat my first persimmon until 2002. I remember this because it was an event, that's how delicious persimmons are. I had been wondering what is that odd looking orange'ish-yellow tomato that's not a tomato sitting amongst all the fruit in China Town in NYC ....

Tis' the Season.. for a Detox

on Tue, 12/15/2009 - 16:30

Tis' the season for a little .... detox. Heavy foods, lots of imbibing, and a constant parade of opportunities for the two makes for a sometimes great desire to detox.

Puffball, the Mushroom

on Wed, 10/14/2009 - 13:30

I would like to introduce to you the wild puffball mushroom featured in the picture above. It can grow to be the size of a massive pumpkin or it can be a soccer ball like the one you see here.

Medicinal Orangettes

on Thu, 09/03/2009 - 16:30

I have always loved orangettes (sans chocolate), they're bitter, sweet, slightly toothy, and just plain lovely. I don't particularly like sickly sweet treats and I've always been more on the savory or flavorsome punch side.

Horseradish in Summer Combat

on Mon, 07/20/2009 - 13:30

Summer is finally sweltering and heating all of us up now that we're well into July. That warm loveliness that bakes you on the outside is more than likely making you want to cool your insides with cold or raw foods.