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Why Are Cara Cara Oranges Pink?

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It’s a Blood Orange…it’s a Ruby Grapefruit…nope, it’s a Cara Cara Orange! Originally discovered at the Hacienda de Cara Cara in Venezuela in the mid-1970s, Cara Cara Oranges today are grown primarily in California. When they first arrived in the United States they were only sold in select markets, and... more

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What Substitutes Are There For Vidalia Onions?

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Onions have a unique ability to be sweet, savory, pungent and aromatic all at the same time. Much like celery, they don’t add much to dishes in terms of nutrition (or calories). But they do add so much in the way of flavor that even people who purport not to... more

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Affordable Fruit Of The Month Clubs

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It seems like we do more and more of our shopping online these days. For one thing, it’s very convenient – instead of going out to pick up the merchandise, it’s brought right to your door. Additionally, your selection is not limited to what’s available locally – if you want... more

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What Do Cara Cara Oranges Taste Like?

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Cara Cara Orange flavor is like no other fruit. Less tangy than other oranges due to its low acidity, Cara Cara Oranges are very sweet and have been described as having red berry overtones, reminiscent of cherries, raspberries or cranberries. Cara Caras are a navel orange variety. When you think... more

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5 Health Benefits of Pineapple

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Pineapple season is upon us! While pineapple can be grown and enjoyed year-round, its peak season is spring through early to mid-summer, when it’s at its tangy-sweetest. That’s why a monthly fruit club like Pittman & Davis’ own Harvest-A-Month Fruit Club offers it in May, which is the best time... more

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Best Citrus Fruits for Weight Loss

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When you send your loved ones a citrus gift box, you’re not just sending deliciousness – you’re sending health as well! Fruit is an essential part of a healthy diet. The USDA recommends that adults consume two servings of fruit per day, while the American Heart Association recommends 4-5 servings.... more

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Do Texas Onions Get Sweet When Cooked?

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Do Texas Onions Get Sweet When Cooked? The question is in the title: is cooking what makes our Texas 1015 Onions sweet? Well, cooking – that is, caramelizing – our Texas 1015s may make them sweeter, but they’re already pretty sweet to begin with! Here are some common questions about... more

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A Brief History of Grapefruit

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For over 80 years Pittman & Davis has been providing the best mail order grapefruit to our customers. We take special pride in our sweet and juicy Ruby Red Grapefruit, which has made receiving a grapefruit box or assorted grapefruit baskets a welcome gift for many year after year. As... more

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Cooking With Clementines

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Do you have a whole pile of clementines (or mandarins or tangerines) that you need to use up? It happens…you take advantage of the season to stock up – way up – and wind up with more than you can snack on. But if you have a lot of clementines to... more

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Storage and Ways to Eat Grapefruit

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It happens – you buy some lovely looking fruit (maybe on an impulse), eat one or two servings, and then forget about it. Maybe the bag got pushed to the back of the crisper – regardless, you finally remember, go looking, and find a back of moldy, uneatable fruit. And you’re annoyed... more

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