Tag: Peter’s Honey fig

Vern’s Brown Turkey Fig: Nice Fig Vern

Vern’s Brown Turkey Fig: Nice Fig Vern

The bluebird of happiness has landed on this fig. I’m not sure who Vern is, but after taking a couple of bites out of his namesake, I’d had to say, “Thank you, thank you very much.”  (That was my Elvis voice.) The fig is a syrupy […]

Peter’s Honey Fig: My New Favorite

Peter’s Honey Fig: My New Favorite

Peter’s Honey Fig   Peter’s Honey Fig is thin-skinned and sweet as candy Earlier in the week, I waxed on about a fig named Desert King; juicy, prolific, dependable and one of my favorites. This week I beg its pardon, and must swoon over my new best friend in the orchard: Peter’s […]

How to Know When a Fig Is Ripe and Ready to Pick

How to Know When a Fig Is Ripe and Ready to Pick

Knowing when a fig is ripe There’s nothing like a fresh ripe fig and there’s nothing like a fresh unripe fig.  Ripe delivers a juicy, succulent and melting gem to fawn over. Unripe tastes like a wasted opportunity: dry, starchy and flavorless.  It’s good to know the […]