Ginger Shots

Ginger Shots

It’s been…oh…I dunno…let’s call it “a little while” since I last updated things here at Fruit Maven. Since we last spoke, I’ve traveled to 4 states, 6 countries, eaten fruit on 3 different continents, and generally...
Rose Apple

Rose Apple

So the other day I’m at the new San Diego Public Market and I see a few fruits I’ve never even heard of before with clearly marked signs: “Jelly Date” and “Rose Apple”. Cool! So the farmer offers me a taste of a jelly date and it...
Keitt Mango

Keitt Mango

I have had three grandmothers in my life and they couldn’t be more different. One I barely knew as she had dementia and lived in a nursing home most of my life. One is still alive and is extraordinarily prim and proper. The last time I ate breakfast at her home,...
Frog Hollow Farms Peaches

Frog Hollow Farms Peaches

Ohhhhh. Today’s post is a woozy doozy. I’m giving away a box of sweet, succulent peaches to one of you! Well… I’m not actually giving them away — Frog Hollow Farms is doing it, but I’m taking all the credit. Because I can. They...
Charentais Melon

Charentais Melon

I know it says charentais melon up there at the top and that’s true; but what is also true is that this is a canteloupe — a real one. Not one of those impostor musk melons calling themselves canteloupes at the grocery store and farmer’s markets. I...