[NAFEX] Article about preserving jujubes

Ernest Plutko ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Thu Nov 25 09:52:29 EST 2010


It is true that some people will not eat fruit from trees. 
Vegetables also. When I have bumper crops of carrots and potatoes I
have a hard time giving them away.  People are losing knowledge of
Mother Earth.  They seem to think food is made in stores.

---- Original Message ----
From: Docshiva at Docshiva.org
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Article about preserving jujubes
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 22:18:55 -0800

>I like them - apple-crisp, apple/date flavor.  Pear, too, I agree. 
>When I
>was a teen there were a couple heavy-bearing trees I would collect
>from.
>Nobody ate them because they didn't seem to think any fruit that
>wasn't in
>the grocery stores was safe.
>
> 
>
>Thanks for the article!  I had wondered how to get a good texture
>when
>drying them.
>
> 
>
>~ Stephen
>
> 
>
>From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
>[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Dan Nave
>Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2010 4:13 PM
>To: North American Fruit Explorers
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Article about preserving jujubes
>
> 
>
>I remember eating Ber fruit when I was a kid in India.  There were
>two trees
>or bushes behind my parent's house.  There was loads of fruit on them
>but I
>only ate the ripest yellow ones which were not all that plentiful
>because
>the fruit bats always came at dusk and ate all the ripe fruit from
>the
>bushes...  Anyway, it was pretty good, but small, the size of a date
>but
>tasting more like an apple or pear, if I remember correctly.  Nobody
>else
>ever ate them.
>
>Dan
>
>On 11/24/2010 9:25 AM, Brungardt, Sam (MPCA) wrote: 
>
>
> 
><http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/lo
>calnews
>/ci_16698520&ct=ga&cad=CAEQAhgAIAAoATAAOABAnY-05wRIAVgBYgJlbg&cd=gG7s
>MuCgl6c
>&usg=AFQjCNFV9RRNS89khXJ6-PKr1jdtPa-R8A> In the Bins: What exactly is
>a
>fresh jujube?
>Santa Cruz Sentinel
>Remember the chewy jujube candy we grew up with? Well, these are not
>the
>confection, but rather the fruit with an exotic name that may have
>inspired
>the ...
>
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