stone fruit


see drupe

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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Spotlight Recipes: Stone Fruit

These fruit from the Rosaceae family contain a single hard seed or pit (a.k.a. a stone). They include some of our summer faves like cherries, plums, peaches and apricots. Enjoy your favorites in these mouth-watering recipes.

30 Days of Stone Fruit

Apricots, nectarines, pears, peaches, cherries, and plums…oh my! Pick up any or all of these stone fruit at a market near you. Here are 30 ways you can enjoy.

Curtis Stone Bio

Get to know Curtis Stone, the host of Kitchen Inferno.

Star Kitchen: Curtis Stone's Outdoor Kitchen

Food Network star Curtis Stone shows us his outdoor kitchen.

One-on-One with Curtis Stone

From his favorite music to listen to while cooking to his go-to dinner at home, Curtis reveals 10 little-known facts about himself.

In Season: Passion Fruit

Some cultures believe that after eating a passion fruit you’ll fall in love with the next person your eyes fall upon. Even if you’re not into folklore, this lovable fruit is worth celebrating during this passionate month.

Small Steps: Adding Fruit

Making significant changes to your diet takes time and baby steps. Deciding which small steps to focus on is up to you. We’ve told you how to up your fluid intake—now it’s time for more fruit. Do you eat enough of nature’s candy? Most folks don’t.

Guide to Winter Fruits

Even though winter is in full swing, there are still plenty of delicious fresh fruits to be had.

Old Fashioned Fruit Desserts

Know a cobbler from a crisp and a buckle from a Betty.

Unforgettable Fruit Salads

Fruit salad is no longer a side thought. Add fresh ingredients like mint, honey and coconut to create a new and improved version.