What On Earth Is A Pluot?
This weekend’s co-op style produce shares will include a uniquely wonderful fruit called a Pluot. What on earth is that?
A Pluot is a plum + apricot hybrid that’s available throughout the summer. You should leave them on the countertop to ripen, and then once they’re ripe, eat them or store them in the fridge.
Kids love ’em! Kids sometimes call them “dinosaur eggs” because they’re egg-shaped with a pinkish red mottled appearance. Try serving pluot chunks as an after-school snack, or with yogurt or ice cream.
You can also try these recipes with your pluots…
- UA Member Christina Stock’s Brandied Plums
- UA Member Cassie Vincent’s Individual Fruit Tarts
- Plum Tart // How To Ripen Plums
Let us know how you like them!