Fruit Answers

Preserving apples with sulfur

A friend told me that her mom used to preserve apples with sulfur. She says that the apples always tasted fresh even in the middle of winter. Can you tell me...

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Is a banana an herb?

I know that a tomato is a fruit, not a veggie. I know that a platypus is not a duck. I didn't know that a banana is an herb. Is it true? I heard it on Emeril.

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Preserving watermelon/watermelon pickles

I need to preserve watermelons so they can be used in science demonstrations. The melons do not have to be preserved for eating. We are just trying to purcha...

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Eating plums from ornamental trees

Can fruit from ornamental plum trees be used in jams and other cooked-fruit recipes? They're very sour, but I'm assuming they can't be harmful. Thoughts?

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Side dish for an onion & cheese tart

I am making a special dish for my best friend’s birthday – a carmelized Vidalia onion and Gruyère cheese tart. I need a side dish to go with this! For desser...

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Barbecue/cookout for a crowd

I am planning a barbecue for 150 people. I plan on 50 pounds of potato salad and 50 pounds of slaw, 150 large hot dogs and 150 hamburgers. I have 14 dozen ta...

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