Tag: fruit

Pile of kumquats in white plate.
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How to Eat Kumquats


Have you ever heard of the tiny citrus fruit called kumquats? In this post, I share all about kumquats. I discuss where they come from and where they grow, some health benefits that they have, and how to eat kumquats. The kumquat is an amazing little citrus fruit that looks […]

two halves of a kiwano melon on a cutting board
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How to Eat Kiwano Melon


Have you ever heard of the Kiwano melon? Also known as horned melon, African horned cucumber, spiked melon, and jelly melon. It has got to be one of the most unique looking fruits on the outside and inside. In this post I discuss where the kiwano melon comes from and […]

prickly pear on a white cutting board on a table.
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How to Eat Prickly Pear


Have you ever wondered how to eat a prickly pear cactus fruit? The true name is Opuntia, the common names are Prickly pear, cactus fruit, cactus pear, cactus fig, tuna (fruit not the fish), sabra, and nopal. In this article, you will learn where prickly pear comes from, what the […]

a pomegranate on a white cutting board next to a bowl of pomegranate seeds
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How to Eat a Pomegranate


Have you ever wondered how to eat a pomegranate? In this article I will tell you where pomegranates come from and where they grow. Also, the health benefits from eating pomegranates, and how to eat a pomegranate. I love eating pomegranates, although you need to be careful because they can […]

Dragon fruit on a white cutting board with a knife.
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How to Eat a Dragon Fruit


One of the coolest and most exotic looking fruits in the world has got to be the Dragon Fruit (Pitaya or Pitahaya) or at least the top five. I mean just look at it. It looks like something straight out of a fantasy movie. In this article, you will learn […]

White plate with nine acorn blueberry muffins on it.

Acorn Blueberry Muffins


I am a big fan of gathering acorns from the local oak trees in the neighborhood and processing them to make acorn flour. Then making delicious acorn bread and these acorn blueberry muffins with that acorn flour. Acorns have been eaten around the world for thousands of years and have […]

Stack of candied orange peels

Candied Orange Peel


I just love homemade candied orange peel. They are slightly chewy covered in a thin candy coating and rolled in sugar, so yummy! A great way to prevent waste in the kitchen is to make candied orange peel instead of throwing out those orange peels. Candied orange peels always make […]

Homemade blueberry muffins on a white cutting board.

Homemade Blueberry Muffins


This homemade blueberry muffins recipe is so amazing! Blueberry muffins are my favorite muffins of all time and I love it with a yummy crumble on top. Did you know that blueberry muffins are the top flavor of muffins in the United States, according to this article and several others? […]

Four homemade caramel apples on a white plate

Homemade Caramel Apples


I just love these homemade caramel apples. The sweetness of the caramel combined with the tartness of the apple and the crunch from the nuts is pure heaven on a stick. What do you think of when you think of homemade caramel apples? Maybe you think of a comfort fall […]