Monday, May 21, 2012

Fresh Fruit

We use to get our Vermont Casting supplies for our Vigilant wood stove at the Finest Kind store on Commercial Street. I was sad to see it close its doors last fall. These days the only items you'll be able to pick up there are coffee, bagels, muffins and fresh produce. Next door from the just-opened Crema Coffee Company (in the old Finest Kind warehouse), you'll find all the local, fresh produce your mouth might want to get your lips around. Juicy, fuzzy peaches are a sure sign that  summer, around these parts, is well on the way. My sister and her husband, visiting from Oregon, even found themselves stopping by on a long stroll through the Old Port the other morning. The smells, in the early sun,are a treat for your olfactory lobes. Ah, the juice of a fresh peach running down your chin... can you beat it?

16 comments:

  1. bel étalage de fruits , ca donne envie

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  2. Great shades of yellows and oranges. Very eye-catching display.

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  3. i don't like the fuzz - i prefer nectarines! :)

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  4. I love all of the sweet fruits of summer!

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  5. Cherry juice ain't bad, either. Lobster juice, on the other hand, can be kind of icky. Part of the workshop I'm taking in street photography at the MMW will be shooting at the Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland. Maybe I should bring an apron.

    I got a hotel for the weekend I pass thru town but it was hard. Damn near everything southeast of 295 is sold out for most summer weekends. I ended up at the Inn At St. John, which looks okay. I'll check back about this stuff later.

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  6. Peaches are one of those funny fruits that are absolutely wonderful when they are good, but more than half of the time end up being disappointing. Plums are like that, too. I wish I had the secret for picking out only the delicious ones.

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  7. Not really though the fresh juice of an apricot isn't half bad either...

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  8. Oh I like this mix of colors and smells, I love fruits!
    Léia

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  9. "I grow old … I grow old … 120
    I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled.

    Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach?"

    Enjoying peaches depends upon a lot of things!

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  10. You say this is local produce? I see lemons, limes, mangoes, tomatoes. I would have never thought Maine would have that kind of local produce this time of year. If you do, then I'm moving there! So far all we have locally here in Texas (and it's been warm since January!) are green beans, squash, and green tomatoes on the vine! We're still waiting on peas, beans, peaches, pears, but the blueberries will be here by June. Yum!

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  11. nope, a juicy sun-warmed peach is just about as good as it gets.

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