Avocados – Learn All About Avocados

  Types of Avocados The two most widely marketed avocado varieties are the rough-skinned, almost black Hass and the smooth, thin-skinned green Fuerte.  The Hass has a smaller pit and … Continued


Cranberries – Caneberries

      1 (12-ounce) bag of cranberries = 3 cups whole cranberries = 2 1/2 cups finely chopped cranberries.   Did you know: The American Cranberry, along with the … Continued

Discoloration of Bananas

Discoloration of Bananas

Discoloration of Bananas Question: Discoloration of Bananas – I know lemon juice will help keep sliced bananas from turning brown.  Is there something else I can use without the overwhelming tart … Continued

Fruit Recipe Collection

Fruit Recipe Collection

Fruit Recipe Collection for everyone! A plethora of outstanding and delicious recipes using different fruits.  This fruit recipe collection includes recipes using common fruits to exotic and tropical fruits.  There is … Continued

Glaced Cherries

Questions and Answers – Glaced Cherries, Candied Cherries   Question: I’ve recently moved to the Houston area from the U.K.  I am about to make my Christmas cake (dark fruit cake) … Continued

A basket full of fresh tart cherries.

Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

    Learn more interesting information about purchasing, using, and storing Tart Cherries.   At some point you may have been in the grocery store and been browsing through the … Continued

Horned Melon – Kiwano

What looks like a gigantic sea urchin and has been featured as alien food in an episode of Star Trek?  A horned melon was used as a “Golana melon” on … Continued

History and Legends of Apples

How To Cook With Apples

Apple Facts, Tips and Recipes Check out our Apple Recipe Collection. Try making desserts like classic apple pie and, fruity nachos, and baked cinnamon apple chips. Learn about the History … Continued

How To Freeze Grapes

Questions and Answers – How To Freeze Grapes   Question: (1)  While watching the Food Network, Sara Moulton said something about freezing grapes.  Is that possible and how to do … Continued

Juice lemons

How To Juice Lemons and Other Citrus Fruits

  The juice squeezed from a fresh lemon, orange, lime, and grapefruit are the best form of flavor, specially in lemon juice.     Squeeze your own lemon juice!   … Continued


Huckleberry Information and History

Huckleberry – Huckleberries   Did You Know? Evidence has been found the the huckleberry actually got its name from a simple mistake.  Early American colonist, upon encountering the native American … Continued

Lemon Zest – How To Zest Lemons

            What is Lemon Zest: The rich outermost part of the rind of an orange, lemon, or other citrus fruit, which can be used as … Continued

Passion Fruit

Questions and Answers – Passion Fruit     Question: Please, I am an English teacher in Brazil and I’m very curious to know the history of the word “passion fruit.” … Continued


Pomelo – Pummelo

Also called Chinese grapefruit, shaddock, pumelo, pommelo, and pompelmous. The pomelo is an exotic large citrus fruit that is an ancient ancestor of the common grapefruit.  It is the largest … Continued

Preserved Lemons Recipe - Lemons Preserved in Salt

Preserved Lemons Recipe – Lemons Preserved in Salt

  What are preserved lemons?  A preserved lemon is a lemon that has been soaking in lemon juice and salt for a period of time.  During this process, the lemon … Continued