Monday, December 2, 2013

PERSIMMON TIME AGAIN

 
The neighbor that bought Aunt Trula's house brought be a big bag of Persimmons from the tree we've enjoyed since living across the street.

I see some Persimmon Bread, cookies and perhaps some jam out of this batch!!!

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  1. We have a bowl of persimmons too, and eat them as they become ripe. We cut in half, put lemon juice and whipped cream on and eat as is. Persimmon jam sounds good.

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    1. I'll try the lemon juice... I've been just eating them plain..better leave a few for that jam I want to try. They truly are delicious. I'll be sure to try the whipped cream too. Thanks for the tips!

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  2. I have never eaten persimmon. They look like tomatoes. :0)

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    1. Martha, they are about the size of a tomato, but are the consistency of a crisp apple.

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  3. Oh, they are so beautiful! I still have never tasted one!

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    1. I think they are beautiful too. I would like to just leave them in a bowl to look pretty, but they won't last that long..so I'll start using them tomorrow.

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  4. Oh dear! Persimmon s are not one of my favorites. I think my favorite fruit is raspberries--BUT I need to have all the seeds removed! Picky, picky!

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    1. Chris, my Persimmon bread might just fool you. Everyone thinks it's pumpkin bread. These are not the big juicy persimmons, but the smaller Apple variety.

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  5. I've never had a persimmon either. In fact, I don't think I've even ever seen one. I'll have to try one sometime.

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    1. My mother used them, so growing up with them I do have a taste for them.

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  6. I'm not sure if these are the same as we call "sharon" fruit here - I think the ones I've seen and tasted have been imported from Israel (?)

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    1. It could be. I know they are crisp like an apple and sweet.

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  7. I saw pessimism not persimmon. I'm not sure I have ever tried a persimmon, maybe I have and didn't know it. They look like giant cherry peppers. I probably wouldn't like it anyway or it would make me sick. LOL

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    1. Before you make that decision, come on out to Southern CA and try my Persimmon Bread..I think you would like it. Perhaps for a price, I could send you a loaf..HaHaHa.

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  8. I have never eaten a persimmon but I've always assumed they were very tart.

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    1. Actually, they are quite sweet. My dearest doesn't care for them fresh, but loves the Persimmon Bread.

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