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What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In The Produce Section? Pepino Melon

I love the look of these little almond-shaped fruits; they’re called pepinos. These are not intimidating, as some of the other exotic things we’ve discussed may have seemed. They are smallish, smooth, and pretty; no horns, bristles, or any other weird protrusions.  Aren’t you glad? Pepinos are relatives of the tomato and eggplant, and are… Continue reading What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In The Produce Section? Pepino Melon

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What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In The Produce Department? Today: Rambutan

  I saw one of the absolute weirdest-looking fruits in the produce department recently. I really don’t know why or when someone thought, “Hey, I think I’ll eat that thing,” but someone did, and apparently they liked it enough that lots of people now like it. 🙂  Look at these things: Please, if you’ve ever… Continue reading What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In The Produce Department? Today: Rambutan

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New Series: What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In the Produce Section? Day One: Dragonfruit

As I’ve browsed a handful (or two….or three handsful, perhaps) of times in the produce section of FRESH, our area’s nicer version of a Whole Foods, in my opinion, I’ve noticed people quizzically looking at some of the unique, exotic fruits displayed there.   They almost seem afraid to pick them up, even!  “What in the… Continue reading New Series: What Does One Do With All Those Exotic Fruits In the Produce Section? Day One: Dragonfruit