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Fruit & News of the Week: August 21, 2017

This week’s fruit: Cal Red Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new variety and a California native, the Cal Red was

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Fruit & News of the Week: August 14, 2017

Fruit of the Week: Cal Red Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new variety and a California native, the Cal Red

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Fruit & News of the Week: July 24th 2017

This week’s fruit: Elegant Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Elegant Lady peaches are well named with a beauti- ful balance of sweet and acid along with a brilliant red color. These firm, round, freestone peaches are perfect grilled

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Fruit & News of the Week: July 17, 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Zee Lady Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Renowned horticulturist Floyd Zaiger is responsible for many of our favorite varieties, and the Zee Lady is another Zaiger gem. The Zee Lady is a good sized peach that’s

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Fruit & News of the Week: July 7, 2017

Fruit of the Week Suncrest Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by. Its a truly memorable peach whose firm but juicy flesh provides a

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: August 21, 2017

    This week’s fruit:
    Cal Red Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh my God” peach! A relatively new…

  • Recipe: Stone Fruit Torte

    This recipe from Marian Burros was originally published using plums in the New York Times in 1983 and has become a summer classic for many. We love using it wit…

  • Recipe: Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

    from Canal House Cooks Everyday

    Ingredients
    4 ripe peaches
    1 cup sugar
    1 handful fresh lemon verbena leaves

    Method
    For the lemon verbena syrup, put th…

  • Farm Focus: Farm Visits

    We’ve been making an effort to invite more people out to
    experience the wonders that is Frog Hollow Farm. Until last
    year we were closed to the public, this w…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: August 14, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    Cal Red Peaches
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    The beloved Cal Red is in a class by itself and is the “Oh
    my God” peach! A relatively ne…