Produce is hit and miss right now.

Today I went shopping for around a dozen items. I am pleased to say, plenty of milk, so I got 2 gallons. I drink a lot, because I used to have osteoporosis. I also got 2 different kinds of cheese. I picked up croissants for hubby, from the bakery, as he loves them.

I had seen their flyer, and wanted cherries at $3.99 a lb., and I always pick up 3 or 4 bananas. I have half on my cereal, and the other half in my protein shake. They were both out of stock.

I ended up getting hubby a couple of peaches. They are a little on the hard side, but the plums I got on my last visit were too soft. I thought if I can’t have bananas, then strawberries go well with cereal, also for dessert.

I was starving. just an expression, but hungry when I got home. I made a chicken sandwich on wheat bread, and then a strawberry shortcake for me. I took a little of the angel cake that I got for hubby, then opened the strawberries to find them wet. I ended up using over half of them, with a good amount thrown away, then putting paper towels under, and over the top of the remainder. I finished it with a little whipped topping.

Glad to say it tasted good. I will have to finish the strawberries for breakfast tomorrow morning. What is the fruit like where you live?

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11 comments

  1. hit and miss. We always have bananas but I don’t buy many so I’m not a big banana eater. Oranges look bad so I’m buying stone fruits. In August we get our Palisade Peaches! They’re the best (local).I buy Cherries when the price is good. I got them for 99 cents a lb a few weeks ago. Now I try to find them for 2.99

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  2. Strawberries have been good here, but imagine they will soon be running out. We had a tough time finding frozen berries in the stores. My wife uses these in her cereal. Apparently some produce crops will be in short supply, due to a shortage of migrant workers in Covid times. If you see it, buy it. Stay well Susie. Allan

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  3. Hit and miss in the stores but I froze about 20 quarts of strawberries from our patch and we are now picking blue berries. Our sour cherry tree only gave us about a quart of cherries this year so I just made them into juice and added some honey.

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  4. Wonderful as we have so many local market gardens. I buy organic, seasonal and local but because the produce is picked when it’s ripe and is untreated you need to pretty much use it the same day, particularly soft fruits.

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  5. In central Ohio, the produce seems okay. My wife and I eat more vegetables than fruit . . . salad, celery, and carrots. She enjoys bananas, but I abstain in order to manage my carbs.

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  6. The fruits here are good, I just peek at them, seldom do I use fresh fruit as I change throughout the weeks so many times except for the blueberries. Blueberries are my fav and I consume both fresh and frozen all others are frozen.

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