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Fruit of the Week: December 18, 2017

Fruit of the week:   Pink Lady Apples Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Pink Lady is a cross between the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. They are a crisp and juicy apple with a tart finish. Pink skins and a

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Recipe: Baked Asian Pear Chips

Baked Asian Pear Chips from Healthiac.com Ingredients: 2 ripe asian pears 1/2 tsp cinnamon Directions: Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F. Begin slicing the Asian pears into very thin slices, starting from the stem and ending at the bottom.

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 23, 2017

This week’s fruit:   Shinko Asian Pear Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Shinko has a round shape which is slightly flattened. The skin is bronze with brown russeting and its juicy, creamy white flesh has a subtly rich flavor.

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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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Fruit of the Week: May 29, 2017

This week’s fruit: Rainier Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A well-known variety, the Rainier is the only white cherry we grow. Plump, delicious and with an extremely sweet creamy flesh, they’re best eaten out of hand. Their distinctive flavor

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