Juicy white apricots

One of our favorite fruits is back for its one-week-long season. Angelcots, also called white apricots, are a bit milder than the traditional apricot. There’s no sour skin; they’re juicy and sweet. I picked up several boxes at Trader Joe’s this week. Mama and I enjoyed a bowl of them for brunch in our backyard…

Dancing around the house

Angelcots arrived at our local Trader Joe’s today. These magical white apricots first wowed our taste buds a few years ago, and we became obsessed. The pale, juicy fruit seems to be available for only a week, and they sell out even faster. When I called our local TJ’s today and learned that they’d just…

Angelcots are back!

Summer fruits are my favorite food (well, that and chocolate). But as much as I love watermelon and cherries, my top two foodie loves of the summer are Angelcots (white apricots) and Emerald Beaut Pluots (green plum/apricot)! These two glorious varieties have very short timespans they’re available so it’s very exciting when the time comes.…

Juice dripping down my chin

I discovered a wonderful, juicy variety of apricot at the market today! They’re called Apache Apricots, and the produce gentleman explained that they’re only available for a very short time. The typical summer variety apricots won’t ripen for another month or so. The Apache variety are a little smaller than their summer counterparts, but they were…

Apricot Chocolate Chip Cookies

Now that I’ve passed the two-week mark in my #OneGoodThing project, it seems be getting easier. Perhaps a bit less daunting, which I guess is the point.   Some days I even find myself with a couple of good things from which to choose. With a surprise visit from old friends from Santa Cruz this…