Entries Tagged as 'christmas'

Clementine Cuties + the sweetest Christmas poem you’ll read this year

December 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Citrus, mandarin, orange

I have mentioned this briefly before, but when I was a little girl Santa always brought a nice plump orange to fill the toe of my stocking. Since then, I have heard repeatedly that people receive a clementine and when I saw these Cuties at the store, I had to pick them up. Even though […]

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Christmas Fig

December 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Fig

If you happen to be the person I accidentally elbowed at the farmer’s market while yelling “OMG! Are those Christmas Figs?” and barreling my way to the table, then this is the fruit for you!

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Gift Giving Guide for foodies, fruities, veggies, vegans, friends, moms, dads, kids, and weird, awesome neighbors

November 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Maven, Nut, Tangerine

But first… a story! (Or if you just want the gift giving guide, you can get right to it here.) I have a goofy relationship with holidays. On the surface it doesn’t seem weird at all. I love them! I adore Halloween and Thanksgiving and Hanukkah and Christmas (I grew up in a joint household […]

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Wonderful Pomegranate

December 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Pomegranate

If you are trying to avoid interacting with family for a small block of time and are in need of a delicious and tedious task, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Angular crimson red fruit that has leathery looking skin; small garnet jewels inside divided by a cream colored webbed membrane. AROMA […]

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Twelve Days of Fruit

December 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Maven

In honor of Christmas carols, I thought I would do a little something different today. Though really I shouldn’t because the back log of fruit at my house is making my family very grumpy and every time the refrigerator opens they are certain to tell me that something is fermenting in there. Not that I […]

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Seckel Pear

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Pear

If you think the partridge is in the pear tree because he passionately loves pears, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Very small pear, only about two inches high and a bit tubby around the mid-section, bronze and ruby skin with white flesh AROMA Rating: Slightly grassy, fresh smell TEXTURE Rating: Tight […]

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