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Miracle Fruit

Did you know that there’s such a thing as a “miracle fruit” that can make just about everything taste a little bit sweeter? It’s one of nature’s oddities – a potentially life-saving food and a great all-around party trick – wrapped up in one.   We first came across the miracle fruit (Synsepalum dulcificum, if […]

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Quick and easy lemonade - No boiling or simple syrup required!

Quick and Easy Lemonade

When your friend gives you fresh lemons from her tree, you make, well…lemonade. (Isn’t it crazy how home-grown lemons get to be so huge and take on such funny shapes?) Now we know that you have a million things to do, and you don’t have time to stand over the stove and cook simple syrup […]

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Now your mocktail bar is all set up!

Kids Holiday Mocktail Bar for #StreamTeam

It’s party season for adults – and kids! That means celebrating with friends and relatives, toasting to the good times, and cozying up and enjoying some of your favorite Christmas shows on Netflix. We’ve had a great time being a part of Netflix’s Stream Team this year, and we want to help you celebrate with […]

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pomegranate lemonade

Pomegranate Lemonade

We’re havin’ a heat wave! Darn, is it hot here in Southern California. The kids have been coming home from school drenched in sweat and begging for some relief. Is it fall or summer? We’re confused. Anyway, we found the perfect way to cool off by using a little summer-meets-fall produce magic to make a […]

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Meyer Lemons for Lemon Week

Lemon week continues here in the Jolly Tomato household, and today we’re looking at Meyer lemons. Why Meyer lemons? It mostly has to do with the always patient and indulgent Mr. Jolly Tomato. Last week he came home from the farmers’ market bearing two pounds of Meyer lemons. “Wasn’t there something you wanted Meyer lemons […]

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Lemon Week Begins

Feeling the winter doldrums? There’s nothing like some lemony sunshine to help brighten a dark day. Inspired by winter citrus, we’re dedicating this week to our favorite pucker-y fruit, the lemon. One of the best vacations we ever had was a trip to Sorrento. Of course the scenery was beautiful and the food was amazing, […]

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