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What are the sweetest onions?

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You can find onions in every kitchen, from humble abodes to grand mansions. Onions are part of countless meals each day. Gourmet onions form the base of numerous dishes be it recipes that use raw, baked, sautéed, boiled or steamed onions. It would be hard to imagine hundreds of dishes... more

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What’s the difference between Bing Cherries and Rainier Cherries?

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June is fast approaching, and that means local markets and online stores will soon be offering fresh cherries for sale. Unlike some fruits which are available all year round, cherries are only available for a short amount of time. For this reason, it’s important to know your options and which... more

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How many calories are in a Ruby Red Grapefruit?

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We are all familiar with the word calorie and that it somehow affects weight gain. But what is it really? Calorie is a unit to measure energy. It is a way of saying how much energy you are getting from eating food or drinking beverages. Is it bad for you?... more

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Are tangelos good for you?

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A cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine, tangelos have a very distinctive shape and equally unique taste. Sizes vary, with some tangelos having a standard orange size, while some varieties can be as big as a grapefruit. It is widely believed the first hybrid originated from Southeast Asia. Something... more

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When are nectarines in season?

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Nectarines, botanical name Prunus persica nectarine, are identified as the queen of all fruit.  But no matter what the name everyone can enjoy the fuzzy, succulent and sweet peaches. Although similar in many ways, you can easily identify a nectarine by their smooth skin and slightly smaller size compared to... more

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What is a Honeybell Orange?

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Imagine being surrounded by different varieties of oranges, tangerines, mandarins, grapefruit, lemons and limes. You are being inundated with varying aromatic citrus fragrances and feel refreshed and revitalized. But did you know that there is another citrus fruit that is so rare and unique in taste and shape that it... more

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9 Things Great About Grapefruit

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Fresh grapefruit is super healthful, so adding it to your diet is a great way to maintain optimum health. If you purchase bulk grapefruit online or have leftovers, they can be used in ways other than just eating solo or using in recipes. Here are 9 things great about grapefruit... more

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Where are Tangerines Most Popular?

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Image by Swamibu via Flickr The tangerine is a popular fruit in a number of locations around the world. From North America to Africa to east Asia, people eat tangerines and include them in a number of culinary applications including traditional entrees and classic dessert items. The most popular spots... more

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Common Uses for Grapefruit Oil

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There are many different uses for grapefruit oil, some more common than others. While most people are aware of the properties of grapefruit oil as an immune system booster, it is also a natural diuretic. As more people are looking toward natural remedies for common ailments, it is becoming more... more

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Taking Care of Texas Oranges

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Image by Christine â„¢ via Flickr Oranges are one of world's most temperamental fruits. They grow exceptionally well in warm, humid climates. But when the temperature falls below 20 degrees Celsius, oranges crops are often damaged. This is a particularly important concern in the United States, where oranges are only... more

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