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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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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 with our Flavor King Pluots or any classic Frog Hollow Farm

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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 and News of the Week: August 5th

THIS WEEKS FRUIT O’Henry Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Farmer Al’s favorite peach to grill, the O’Henry has the flavor, size, and crim- son blush that makes for a truly memorable peach. It’s elegantly pointed shape slices to an

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Fruit and News of the Week: July 14th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT Zee Lady Peaches 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 a real beauty, with a

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