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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 & News of the Week: June 5th 2017

Fruit of the Week Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark almost to the point of being black and slightly smaller than the big, bold Bing.These are the last variety of cherry for the season. Crimson

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Recipe: Cherry & Strawberry Storage

3 Rules for Storing Strawberries & Cherries Wash as you go. Wash strawberries & cherries only before eating them. This is important for two reasons. Fruit are like sponges, so once wet, they soak up every bit of moisture, making

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Fruit & News of the Week: May 1st

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT: Albion Strawberries Coke Farm, San Juan Bautista, CA The Albion is a newer variety strawberry developed at UC Davis. The sweet flavor and firm flesh makes the Albion an excellent dessert or preserving berry. Fuji Apples Cuyama,

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    This Week’s Fruit
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