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Plum delicious

Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

I’ve had a love-hate relationship with plums for most of my life. I want to enjoy them; a good plum is divine. But the skin is so often so sour that it ruins the fun for me; and (as with peaches), many supermarket plums never quite ripen to that exquisite place where the fruit is perfectly soft and deliciously sweet. 

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