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Passion Fruit Revisited

The passion fruit vine strangling the Japanese maple tree (see Mystery Flower) is a short distance from my house. The other day, the normal, green hue of the bushy vine was dotted with orange. 83 more words

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Preparing Avocados

Avocados are a nutritious food, but few of us know how they’re grown, harvested, or cooked. TrueFood.tv visits a California farm to uncover the amazing story of the avocado — and share the secrets to choosing, ripening and cutting the fruit. 6 more words


Are Your Bananas Turning Brown?

You ever wonder why it seems like your bananas go bad more quickly in a bag or in the fridge? That’s because they do. When bananas and other perishable items like onions and apples are held in an enclosed environment they become riper! 273 more words


In defense of daggy fruit

A couple of weeks ago I was walking around my local shopping centre complex thing, and happened upon the seconds stand at the fruit shop, AKA that thing that I often walk past but rarely think about. 660 more words



The tomatoes picked at the end of fall last year have riped in the food cellar and have lasted well until now. It’s time to make the last ones into a salsa. 82 more words


November Tomato Update - a few left

Every week there’s a few more of the tomatoes ripening in the bag. When I see they’re almost ripe, I set them on the window sill so I can keep an eye on them. 54 more words

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