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While she had likely dined in dumpsters before her relocation to Washington, D.C., Rebecca’s diet in the White House consisted of chicken, eggs, green shrimp, persimmons and cream.
The liqueur puts Indiana persimmons front and center while adding traditional bittering agents like rhubarb root and bitter orange peel, with cardamom and spearmint offering added complexity.
Chocolate persimmon: The name comes from the color, not the taste, of the chocolate-brown flesh inside this slightly squatty, oblong fruit.
The farmer-finders, all brothers from the Yang family, had been digging for water to feed their pomegranate and persimmon trees.
At the bar, Juleps are made with sweet tea syrup and persimmon.
Choose a native persimmon tree that doesn’t need spraying and pruning, for example, instead of a high-upkeep peach tree.
The battered nightstand the color of persimmons came courtesy of Morgan Hungerford West, the founder of A Creative DC, who scoured flea markets, antique stores, curbsides and other furniture repositories for the bedside tables.
New varieties this year include the coffee tree, the chocolate persimmon, the Marseilles fig and the moringa, a tropical tree known for its edible leaves that are high in Vitamin C.
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: a small, round, orange fruit
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