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The Pleasurable Persimmon

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Set the scene: fall farmers' market – on the prowl for new and exciting seasonal fruits. What's that unripened orange tomato doing next to the pumpkins and gourds? It's a persimmon – a sweet melon-like fruit whose worldwide appeal is slowly working its way (and magic) into the American kitchen.

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The Pleasures of Persimmons in Fall from The New York Times 

Photos by Fred R. Conrad