New Food Friday: Persimmon

Here’s the next installment of New Food Friday. Today we’re looking at another fruit: persimmons. Sometimes labeled as “sharon fruit,” persimmons are another example of produce at its best in the winter. New Food Friday: Fuyu Persimmon What it is: A fruit that originated in Asia, but is now grown around the world. (Most U.S. persimmons […]

Kumquat & Ginger Oatmeal

kumquat ginger oatmeal

This is the first follow-up recipe from a New Food Friday–see the previous post for a quick overview on kumquats including where to get them, how to store them and some other ideas for using them. Almost as soon as I tasted my first kumquat I started thinking about ways I could use this sweet […]