Box of the week: September 30, 2019

Autumn Flame Peaches
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
 The Autumn Flame is naturally more firm but softens beautifully if aged properly on the kitchen counter. It becomes almost as meltingly soft as a Gold Dust if left to enjoy until the skin begins to wrinkle slightly.

Emerald Beaut Plums
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with a crisp almost crunchy mouthfeel that is reminiscent of our pluots. Among our more hardy fruits, the Emerald Beaut just gets sweeter and sweeter without losing texture as it ages.

Hosui Asian Pears
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
The Hosui is popular in both Japan and in California. They have a flesh that while still crunchy has a more melting mouthful, making the texture combination when eaten out of hand spectacular. Very sweet with a mild pear taste, their round shape and beautiful golden hue make them ideal for presentation with a distinctively Autumnal feel.

Red Flame Seedless Grapes
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
Sweet, crunchy, juicy and seedless the Red Flame grapes are a favorite with little ones. Enjoy these out of hand or try them in green salads, chicken salads, or fruit salads.