Midsummer nights have sprouted fireflies aplenty in southwestern Ontario. Midsummer days have sprouted something just as pretty though—plenty of delicious fruit! Farmers markets are a place of bounty, but you can get your hands on local fruit at area grocery stores too. While strawberries are petering out, thanks to a cool and wet spring, cherries… Read more »
Tag: seasonal recipes
It’s Plum Amazing!
It’s plum time in Ontario! Plums are just one of Ontario’s fruit tree crops. They are a member of the rose family and sport pretty blossoms in May like their cousins. The medium-sized trees sport juicy, smooth fruit which is hard to resist for anyone who has eaten one. You can find plums in area farmers… Read more »
Harvest Time: Recipes from the Trees
Apples, peaches, pears and plums, that is what in August comes. Apricots, Nectarines, and soon hazelnuts all grace area farmers markets All good things that come from a tree harvested most carefully from willing farmer’s hands to yours a bounty crop you shouldn’t ignore The end of summer is a great time of year. Still… Read more »