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  • The time is ripe for figs, apricots and peaches at Pasadena Victory Park

    The time is ripe for figs, apricots and peaches at Pasadena Victory Park
    The Pasadena Victory Park farmers market, founded 25 years ago, continues to be large, well-run and focused on produce. This week, Mike Taylor, a backyard grower from West Covina, will have luscious Adriatic and Mission figs from the breba crop (borne on...
  • Recipe: Pissaladière with spiced ricotta, radicchio and poached apricots

    Recipe: Pissaladière with spiced ricotta, radicchio and poached apricots
      Total time: 2 1/2 hours (includes rising time) Servings: Makes 24 pieces Note: Use dried figs instead of apricots, if you like. The pissaladière can be baked and prepared through step 6 one day in advance (the onions and apricots can be cooked one...
  • Cornmeal muffins with apricots and rosemary

    Total time: 40 minutes Servings: 12 Note: From Donna Deane 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal 1 1/3 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 1 egg 1 1/4...
  • Surprise! A juicy bonanza of stone fruits

    THE January freeze that had citrus lovers on their knees begging for mercy now has stone fruit fans on their feet applauding. This year's crop of peaches, plums and nectarines looks to be among the most delicious in several years. Whether you prefer...
  • Apriums: How to choose, store and prepare

    Apriums: How to choose, store and prepare
    In the last several years, designer crosses between plums and apricots have been progressively more popular. Later in the summer we will see the varieties variously called plumcots and pluots, which are closer to plums. Right now we're getting apriums,...
  • This week at Riverside farmers market

    This week at Riverside farmers market
    The Riverside farmers market, one of the best in its region, emphasizes genuine small and local growers. For instance, Angelo and Adelina Filandrianos, a charming couple from Hinkley, near Barstow, have plump, sweet and flavorful Bing cherries, now in...
  • Torrance market featuring delicious pluots

    Torrance market featuring delicious pluots
    It's about 10 days late, due to persistent mild weather, but peak season for stone fruit finally has arrived, with so many great choices that it's easy to go wild, especially at a large, vibrant market such as Torrance. Several growers from the San...
  • Recipe: Lamb shanks with Merlot

    Recipe: Lamb shanks with Merlot
      Total time: 2 hours, 50 minutes Servings: 4 1/2cup dried plums 1/4cup Port 4 lamb shanks (about 5 pounds) 2 cloves garlic, peeled and halved Salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup flour 1/4cup olive oil 1 cup diced red onion 1 carrot, chopped 1...
  • Blenheim apricots: How to choose, store and prepare

    Blenheim apricots: How to choose, store and prepare
    These are among the trickiest fruits to grow and to harvest, and it's probably only because of their unmatched flavor that they've survived at all. They are finicky, requiring perfect weather. They tend to be small, meaning they appeal mostly to the hard-...
  • In season: Persian mulberries

    In season: Persian mulberries
    Just in Persian mulberries: Quite frankly, they often don't look like a fruit so sought-after that farmers have to hide them behind the counter. They can be fairly small, like malnourished raspberries, and so fragile that they frequently look a little...
  • Lamb shank tagine with fruit and nuts

    Total time: 5 hours Servings: 4 to 6 Note: From Farid Zadi. You may want to prepare the ras el hanout, harissa and the sweet tomato sauce the day before, then finish on the day of serving. Serve with harissa. (Harissa and ras el hanout also are...