Tag Archives: Fruit

Winter Fruits of Arizona

The two pears waited patiently for their turn to be in the morning cereal fruit bowl. What an enormous treat to be able to enjoy these wonderful fruits year round.

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Swirls, not Seeds

I finally cut open our “personal-sized” watermelon. It’s been a long time since we had a watermelon, but these little ones were on sale for a dollar each, so I brought one home. It sat on the counter for about … Continue reading

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Dragon Fruit, Guavas, and Pixie Tangerines

  Who wouldn’t be fascinated with a food called Dragon Fruit? I would love to try one of them, but the price is breathtakingly high, so I will content myself with watching YouTube offerings. As for guavas . . . … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Persimmon

  Before it graced our breakfast plates, this is how the persimmon looked.   Isn’t it┬ábeautiful ???

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Soup-Sal-Sand – Girly Style – and Animals Spotted

This is pretty much a gratuitous post to let you know that there is a new post to ANIMALS SPOTTED. The soup is a very rich chicken broth with bits o’ beef and lots of veggies, including some tomato salsa, … Continue reading

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Ancient Tupperware

We love having a big array of different fruits for our cooked, five-grain cereal in the morning. There is almost always a piece of this, or half of that left over to be used the next day. This is how … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Seeds and Friends

We really miss the luscious strawberries and pit fruits of summer, but the recent discovery of pomegranate seeds has certainly enlivened our winter fruits.

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Tropical Fruit in the Desert

  Even though we live in the desert, I can wheel my cart right up to the offerings from a tropical isle. When we lived in California, the persimmons were plentiful at this time of year, so I experimented with … Continue reading

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The Apricot and The Lawrence Tree

http://www.ljclark.com/seeing/seeing-03.htm Upon arising this morning, I peeked out my window to see if there were any apricots on the ground. If there were, perhaps I could beat the squirrel to the harvest. Aha! YES! One there . . . but … Continue reading

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From The Orchard

This is our harvest from the last two days. There was actually one more – total of EIGHT – of these beauties. The tree is huge, but had never graced us with any fruit – until now. The previous owner … Continue reading

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The Grapes of Wrath

These lovely green grapes joined the red-purple ones in our refrigerator today, and I was just mesmerized by how lovely they look. Don’t you agree? What exactly are grapes of wrath, anyway? I set out to find out, and the … Continue reading

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White Dragon Fruit

This spectacular fruit showed up in Safeway yesterday. There was no price on it, and I was afraid to ask, so I just took a picture of it to enjoy! It’s available year around in Australia, and here is a … Continue reading

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New Dessert Favorite – Raspberries

With the summer’s produce avalanche, we have been getting our fill of delicious fruits for cereal toppings and desserts. The raspberries have been particularly luscious this year. In combination with shreds of chocolate, and our new favorite nut (filberts/hazelnuts), we … Continue reading

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Strawberries and a New Kind of Cream

We have been having a run of organic strawberries at a reasonable price at Safeway now and again, and this is what they look like. Aren’t they beautiful? The taste is just so sweet and delicious that it nearly defies … Continue reading

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Finished Fig

Here is the third, and final, stage of our resident fig. It was good, but didn’t have a lot of punch as far as flavor. It was a nice between-meal treat, but I don’t think I would go to a … Continue reading

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Big Fig – The Inside Story

I’m not sure what to make of the inside of this fig. Have eaten only dried ones previously, so no experience with a fresh one. Was quite taken aback when I cut into it this afternoon. It now resides in … Continue reading

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Big Fig

Test post from clinic. The IV drip took longer than expected, so I am experimenting today. The wife of another patient brought in fresh figs yesterday, and shared them with us all. I couldn’t help aiming the iPhone at my … Continue reading

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There’s a word for that – it’s “der Ohrwurm”

How does this relate to this lovely fruit – the mango? Well, ever since I started to peel this mango, Dean Martin started singing in my head. You’ve heard his version of “Mambo Italiano”, yah? If not . . . … Continue reading

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The Patient Pineapples

ANNOUNCEMENT: Since there has been increased traffic on the “Animals Spotted” page recently, I have been spurred into paying more attention to it. There is no lack of events to post there, I’ve just been lazy. I’ve put up a … Continue reading

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Berry Berry Deliciousness

So satisfying! This was our dessert today at lunch time. I added some more red peppers and mushrooms to the other half of the pizza from a few days ago, and we topped it off with these little treats. Berries … Continue reading

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