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    Pluots: Kitchen Basics

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    You only need to list a few of the varietal names of pluots—Flavor King, Flavor Queen, Flavor Prince, Flavor Supreme, Flavor Heart, Flavorosa, Flavorella, Flavor Grenade—to understand the most outstanding attribute of these hybrids between plums and apricots. A pluot—which is ¾ plum and ¼ apricot—is all about flavor. It has the flavorful blend of […] More

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    Blueberry: Types and Varieties

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    Blueberries on cereal. Blueberries with cream and sugar. Blueberries on vanilla ice cream. A handful of blueberries. Try this: Place fresh, chilled blueberries in a meringue shell and top with whipped cream. Blueberry season in the north stretches from early summer through late summer. (The season in the south is much shorter—late spring through early […] More