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Recipe: Frog Hollow Farm Apricot and Carrot Soup

This soup can be served chilled or warm (use chives for garnish if serving cold) from Mario Hernandez of The Order of The Fat Tongue Ingredients: 6 apricots, de-seed and cut into quarter 3 medium sized carrots, skin shave and

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Farm Focus: Switching Gears for Stone Fruit Season

The last few weeks there has been a palpable change on the farm as we switch gears for summer stone fruit season. You can feel the excitement in groups of people huddled around the box of the first cherries coming

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 20th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Red Top Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The big, bold Red Top lives up to its name and is almost fully blushed red over yellow. One of the first freestone varieties of the season, its flesh

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Fruit & News of the Week: June 6th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:   Stella Cherries Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Stella cherries are dark, almost to the point of being black, and slightly smaller than other dark cherry varieties. The Stella is the final cherry of a brief season. Enjoy!

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Recipe: Apricot Salsa with Mint

from Ingredients:  1⁄2 cup orange juice 1⁄2 cup champagne vinegar 1 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt 1 1⁄2 lb. apricots, cut into 1/2″ pieces 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped 1⁄2 large red

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