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The Monster Robert Trent Jones redesigned the 16th hole for the 1960 PGA championship, lengthening it to 625 yards, the farthest reach of golf club technology for a par-5 in that era of persimmon drivers.
When the show returns in September, expect episodes on rattlesnake beans, peppers, persimmons in Atlanta, broccoli in Nashville and bourbon in Kentucky.
Local favorites include apfelwein, akin to dry French cider; Gin Sieben, a Frankfurt-style gin infused with seven specific herbs, including borage and sorrel; and mispelchen, a brandy made with medlar, a persimmon-like fruit.
An average biscuit either would have been overwhelmed by the persimmon sauce or too hard to enjoy, but the ABC biscuit retained its shape while still staying light and flaky.
The cookbooks provide a great insight into our use of regional foods such as rhubarb, persimmons, and corn.
Be sure to include flowering trees, such as native magnolias, hollies, American fringe tree, redbud, black cherry and American persimmon.
The paths pass beaches and waterfalls, rice paddies, garlic farms, persimmon orchards and pagodas.
At the firm, Tracey acted out her old self: Tracey Davis, avid hiker and quirky eater of mid-morning persimmons.
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