Making the Most of Apricots

June 26th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Fruit, Ice Cream, Recipes

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Lounging in the sun, eating ripe fruit until you’re sticky-fingered and satiated, is one of the loveliest indulgences of summer. I’m going through peaches, nectarines, and cherries like there’s no next summer, but there is one fruit that will distract me away when nothing else does: apricots.

Is it their sadly short season that makes them all the more desirable? Whatever it is, I do my happy dance when I see them show up at the farmers’ market, and I put all my other fruit-eating plans on hold until I’ve gotten as much of these velvety jewels as I can.

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