Official Fruit Thread

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  1. furley

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    do you even SweeTango, bro?
     
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  2. FTowne

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    0.99 each at my local grocery store right now. Been eating at least one a day.
     
  3. Fingolfin

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    Yeah, usually pick those at the orchard we go to. Didn't have them at the supermarket last night.
     
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  4. FTowne

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    non-fruit, but produce related question...how do you guys store potatoes? The way they're priced basically forces you to buy a 5 lb bag, but I only end up using 4-5 of them before they start turning to mush and growing eyes.

    Trades_Potatoes
     
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  5. Fingolfin

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    Basement in a box works for me. Dry and cool.
     
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  6. quirk6

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    And dark, don't forget dark. That's very important. I keep them in a lower cabinet, they store quite well.
     
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  7. gregkoko

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    Really digging on SweeTango (Honeycrisp/Zestar hybrid) apples recently. Perfect sweet and sour balance and good texture
     
  8. BingoBango

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    Just picked up some Gumdrops on a whim after seeing they came from the Grapery. My assessment, based on the fact that I just absentmindedly shoveled about a half-pound of them down my gullet, is that they are very good.
     
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  9. Fingolfin

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    Free Honeycrisps or SweeTangos at my local grocery this week!
     
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    Grocery was out of Envy, do I got a couple Lady Alice and a couple SweeTango. The Lady Alice was crazy good; I’ll have to report back on the other.

    Got a gallon of Honeycrisp cider, too. So tasty.
     
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    Didn't even know we had a fruit thread. Just here to jump on the SweeTango bandwagon. Damn delicious.

    Also been on a golden kiwi kick lately. Would recommend.
     
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  12. Fingolfin

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    hhhnnnnngggggggggggggg
     
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  13. furley

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    [​IMG]

    IT'S TIME
     
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  14. Gonzoillini

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    My cousin gave me a call a couple of days to ask if I could use any tart / sour cherries for homebrewing, and while I didn't have an immediate use for them, I hooked him up with imperialking who can use them in meadmaking.

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    Anyone know what varietal these are? They look like Montmorency, but looking for some confirmation.
     
  15. FoudreGuy

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    Yep. My father in law picks a bunch of those every summer in Nebraska for pies. They're Montmorency.
     
  16. Gonzoillini

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    Follow up from earlier today

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    What 12lbs of Montmorency from Chicagoland look like, destined for use in meadmaking.
     
  17. coach

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    Blueberry season is in full force out here in the Willamette Valley. Picked about 10 lbs. of organic Duke & Reka varieties on Saturday. Many more pounds will be picked before the season's done.
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    Then my local grocery was having a plum extravaganza yesterday. Picked up like 4 different varieties.
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    This is a Red Raven. Holy shit! So sweet & juicy. Probably the best plum I've ever had. I need to go buy a bunch more ASAP.
     
  18. FTowne

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    Ran across RubyFrost apples at the store last night. Not quite as good as Honeycrisp, but still really tasty.
     
  19. austinbridges

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    Forgot about this thread - the one that had me at the store buying random ass fruits like 18 times.
     
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    Just finished cutting up a 25lb jackfruit. So intensive but so rewarding
     
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