• Journal - Persimmons

    3 days ago - By View From the Oak

    Journal - Hachiya Persimmons - We have been most fortunate this year to find Fuyu persimmons --! I LOVE that variety - they are sweet without needing to soften - and I can eat them like an apple. But the Hachiya - and other varieties like them, - require softening before they are edible without leaving your tongue with a blanketlike feeling and a mouth puckered like a prune! Still, the Hachiya are the persimmons my mother loved and we had them each Thanksgiving and Christmas - so I bought 4 for the holiday - and HOPE they are ripe enough next week to eat. (Yes, spelling wrong on my journal...
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