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lemon reamer

I use this lemon reamer nearly every day to juice a lime or two for my salad dressings. In the winter I used it to juice oranges for my daily smoothies. I love the way it feels in my hand – love the way it extends the utility of my hands, love the eye-squinching juice […]

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citrus fruits

Citrus fruits are favorites in Western culture because of their tangy (and often sweet) tastes, and their powerful essential oils that most people find very pleasant. Do you like citrus fruit? What’s your earliest memory of eating an orange or a grapefruit? How many products do you use that smell like citrus? “The peel _________”

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carrot tops

If you put a carrot top in water, it will sprout and grow. Did you ever grow a carrot top when you were a kid? Did you like carrots when you were a kid? “I peeled __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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faces in objects

I see little “faces” everywhere in ordinary objects. I also love pictures made out of fruits and vegetables, like these ones. Do you ever see faces in things? If the faces could talk, what would they say? “I looked __________” ~ Next steps… Invitation to share your work…

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lots of oranges

You may have noticed that I have a thing about citrus fruit. I eat a lot of it. I buy juicing oranges and grapefruit and clementines (in season) in huge quantities, and can eat several per day. I love the way they look, all piled up in the large stock pot I keep them in. […]

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peeling an orange

My grandfather used to peel oranges with a spoon. I never knew anyone else who did that, and it fascinated me. Now I peel my own oranges with a spoon. I can’t imagine doing it any other way. What did you learn from your grandmother or grandfather? How would you peel a tough-to-peel orange? “Its […]

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fruit peels

I make a fruit and greens smoothie every morning for my breakfast. Usually with orange juice and a banana, plus other stuff. If you’re packing a bag lunch, do you like fruit that comes in its own packaging (i.e. its peel), or fruit that makes no garbage when you’re done? What would you put in […]

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