Posts Tagged ‘Persimmons’

Persimmon Banana Bread

Monday, November 4th, 2013

What is a persimmon and how do you eat one?  Persimmons are bright red-yellow, glossy, and plump with their leaf still attached. Persimmon tastes like mango or apricot.  Though originally from Asia, they are grown in the United States and are in season in the fall.  They can be peeled and eaten as a snack, added to salads, and are delicious in cookies, cakes, or muffins.  This is my recipe for Persimmon Banana Bread.  Enjoy!
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Prosciutto Wrapped Persimmons with a Kick

Sunday, October 20th, 2013


This morning I work up at 4:30am and jumped out of bed, not only because it was Saturday which means its basket day, but also the idea that I was getting something new to experiment on. I was going to have some fun with these wonderful new thing called persimmons that I had never heard of. Persimmons are not something I know anything about (shocker I know, I really am a newbie about some things. I’m just trying to make it in the big, NOT SO BAD produce world…haha! I like to joke about it now, but what I really am is a reformed extremely picky eater. Who is only learning about certain foods now because I was so closed minded about them before. I am a changed woman :)
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