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Step by Step Guide to Freezing Your Frog Hollow Peaches

  As we move into the fall season and begin bidding a bittersweet farewell to this summer’s peaches and other stone fruit, freezing is a great way to enjoy the sweetness of summer throughout the year.  You can use frozen

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Farm Focus: Instructions For Curing Olives

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We have a bumper crop of olives this year and want to share the bounty from the trees with you. Embark on an experimental journey with us, which will yield your very own cured olives. The olives you are receiving

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How to pit a cherry…

Jeff of Frog Hollow farm preparing to pit cherries with a pencil and beerbottle.

We’ve been hearing a lot of members chatting about pitting cherries. Searching online will result in many different methods…

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How to slice an orange

Three blood oranges in a row on a wooden railing with the farm in the background.

I’m a fan of easy to peel citrus, which is why I love mandarins and tangelos. For any of the more stubborn citrus to peel, I simply use my trusty ceramic paring knife.

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How to peel a Pomelo

Photo of pomelo halves resting on a wooden table.

If you’re at a loss on how to peel that large citrus in your box this week, rest assured, there’s a lot of information out there regarding the Pomelo. Here’s a great video I found on YouTube.

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