Grocery store dumpsters spilling over with surplus pluots
and still-edible hot dogs have emerged as an attention-getting symbol for muckrakers eager to illustrate the excesses of our broken corporate food industry.
green onions, onions, tomatoes, portobello mushroom, white button mushrooms, leeks, celery ribs, cucumbers, salad mix, basil leaves, bay leaf, rosemary, thyme, red grapes, lemon, blueberries, peaches, pluots
, and nectarines.
(hybrid of a plum and apricot) and fennel make an excellent combination with this celery base.
Check out stone-fruit crosses, such as pluots
and apriums, which are suitable for California climates.
From cherries and peaches to nectarines and pluots
, the first-rate stone fruit available at Sam's Club adds a healthy kick of sweetness to salads, sauces and desserts.
Simple syrup and salt to taste To serve: Liquid nitrogen, as needed For the garnish: Popcorn Cilantro blossoms Thinly sliced ginger Popcorn shoots Rau ram leaves ** Finely chopped pluots
* available from www.
The best way to eat pluots
or apriums is to devour them on the spot.
Also in the produce aisle is an array of tree fruits--apples, peaches, pears, pluots
Heaps of melons, peaches, pluots
, nectarines, heirloom tomatoes and potatoes, wax and green beans, red and golden raspberries, plums, greens, lettuces and herbs, flowers, cheeses, nuts - all are among the colorful and fragrant agricultural offerings you'll find at farmers markets around Southern California.
have been around for several years, particularly in the US.
Fruit is picked within 24 hours of shipment, to ensure the freshest, tastiest, most succulent apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots
, blueberries, and cherries.
And not just for the tiny overclass that can afford to get organic dapple dandy pluots
from Frog Hollow Farm delivered to their door via Goodeggs.