Category Archives: fruit

Pine Mouth

To be filed under ‘bizarre afflictions’, I awoke recently to a cup of coffee that left me with a bitter taste in my mouth. Not thinking much of it, it wasn’t until that evening that I realized that everything I’d … Continue reading

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green tomatoes & plums & a tomato sandwich

    Oh, hi. I just tripped into this space and found lots of cobwebs, as well as an unused post — one filled with juicy purples and greens from July — that has been dangling here, waiting. Being something … Continue reading

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watermelon brain

    Walking past this sidewalk fruit display – with its catchy watermelon-red plastic bucket set up to catch the drips from the melting ice – served as a vivid reminder.          

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make/see/do

Trying to come up with a snazzy way to fix these fruits into something fanciful. The rhubarb was a surprise in this week’s CSA delivery. The currants and gooseberries were impulse purchases at the farmers’ market. Any recipe suggestions out … Continue reading

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bowl of cherries

At a lovely summer cocktail party in a light-filled apartment overlooking the river (it felt like being in a colourful aerie, each room being filled with fanciful plumage), there was this bowl of cherries.

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White Sangria (recipe)

A batch of fruit, cut up and soaked in a mixture of cognac and sugar for a while before having a bottle of white wine poured over it and drunk in a green, grassy backyard with a bunch of people … Continue reading

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on the road

  On the road, eating fruit out of a plastic flying saucer shaped tub while sitting in holiday traffic en route to a few days out of the bighothumidstickysidewalkedcity.  

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Red Compote (recipe)

Maybe I’m partial to red, just possibly. I suppose the fact that red candies are often the first to go (think jelly beans or lollipops) illustrates the simple truth that red things generally tend to taste better – they’re juicier, … Continue reading

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Apple of My Eye

There is something about the light of February – its intensity and crispness – that speaks of what’s to come. When the brightness is combined with a deep blue sky, it only heightens the sense of possibility. And eating a … Continue reading

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Lemon Drop

I am back from points west and while it may not have been all that warm (actually, it was downright freezing during most of my visit to Southern California), it was sunny and there was fruit on the trees! I … Continue reading

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