Before today I had never eaten a fresh fig. I’d been wanting to try one for a long time (since I figured Fig Newtons probably didn’t do them justice), but whenever I found them for sale they were all smooshy and rotten. Finally I found some ripe figs to try. It turns out that after [...]
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Summer is definitely not my favorite season, but all the sweet, ripe fruit available this time of year helps make up for it. I can’t decide which I enjoyed more—photographing these gleaming berries or gobbling up my first piece of delicious triple berry crisp. This recipe is a keeper. I’m going to munch on this all [...]
Last week I stumbled across this image, and I immediately volunteered to bring a fruit salad to our friends’ Independence Day cookout. I tried to go for a red, white and blue theme, but unfortunately I couldn’t think of any white fruit to include.* I’d like to make watermelon hearts for Valentine’s day, cantaloupe jack-o’-lanterns for [...]
I swear I’m not making this up! Have you ever heard of a kiwiberry? I hadn’t until my last trip to the grocery store. Daniel was reluctant to buy a small handful of strange berries for $5, but I can be very persistent! Kiwiberries are the size of large grapes, and inside each small green [...]
I love trying new fruits! These are called champagne grapes, so naturally I thought they would taste like champagne. They actually just taste like regular grapes. Delicious, but not as bubbly as I imagined. I like to pretend I’m a giant when I’m eating them.
I sketched some fruit and veggie cross sections—possibly because I feel guilty for skipping the gym all week. How can kiwis be so delicious but look so vomitous? Hair on fruit is all wrong.
I love the section of the grocery store with the weird fruit. Have you ever had a persimmon? I haven’t, so I got one. I was expecting it to be like a tomato inside, but it wasn’t at all. It had the texture of a firm peach but with it’s own unique sweet taste. But, [...]