Our most recent article, as published in the Mountain Democrat newspaper:
Persimmons: Drying & Using
by Natalia Budillo
UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County
One of the changing landscapes of the American kitchen table has been the increase in the variety of fruits and vegetables available at any given time. Foods previously considered exotic by American standards have become a staple in mainstream grocery stores as well as farmers markets across the country. To me, persimmons are as exotic as anything could be.