Wordless Wednesday: What to do with a Tree Full of Apricots
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  1. PaniniKathy

    I must say you found some INCREDIBLE things to do with your treeful!! This new house is gonna work out just fine :-)

    1:16 pm  Jul 9th, 2008
  2. Chez US

    Looks fantastic! I love apricots! Just made a peach ice cream; but, did not even consider tossing in some apricots, I will have to next time!

    1:51 pm  Jul 9th, 2008
  3. andrea

    Um, you mean besides send them to me? Looks awesome – I’m jealous. Then again, I picked my first bowl of black raspberries today. Another two straight weeks of twice daily picking before they are gone. I can envision exactly the same sequence but in purple!

    2:04 pm  Jul 9th, 2008
  4. bethany actually

    Ooooh, apricot ice cream? Brilliant!

    2:29 pm  Jul 9th, 2008
  5. HoneyB

    Oh how delicious looking – and I wish I had some of that ice cream right now!

    3:47 pm  Jul 9th, 2008
  6. amanda

    oooooooo! what a freaking GREAT idea! wordless wednesday! even I could do that. your shots look great as usual, nicole!

    6:54 pm  Jul 9th, 2008
  7. Jonathan

    It saddens me to think of the potential video making team we could be. While you’re on ice cream detail I would be making salsa and thinking about numerous other things I could do with that tree. On a break I would climb it!

    4:03 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  8. Jonathan

    Ooh maybe we shouldn’t be commenting on Wednesday. Oh wait! It’s Thursday now! HA!

    4:04 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  9. Patricia Scarpin

    There’s no need for words at all. :)

    5:49 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  10. TomC

    mmmmmmmm i am so hungry

    6:40 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  11. Kalyn

    Great photos as always. Everything looks very tempting!

    7:20 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  12. Nicole

    Panini Kathy: Actually, the apricots are at the house we’re renting right now. We haven’t moved into the new place yet, still doing some painting and renovation work. We were worried that we would have to move before the apricots were ripe, but the hot weather helped them to ripen faster than we expected!

    Chez US: I absolutely love peach ice cream! I haven’t tried apricot ice cream yet, but I think it would be good. Or like you said, a combination of peaches and apricots! The photo above is actually apricot frozen yogurt. It was good, but not quite the same as ice cream!

    Andrea: I’m the one who’s jealous! Black raspberries?? Yum!!

    Bethany Actually: It’s apricot frozen yogurt. I just blended some greek yogurt, fresh apricots, vanilla extract, and agave nectar and put the mixture in my ice cream maker. It was good!

    HoneyB: It’s actually frozen yogurt, but I’m thinking about trying some apricot ice cream soon, too!

    Amanda: I’m thinking about making it a regular thing, you should do it too!

    Jonathan: It would be fun to make videos if I had someone like you to actually do all the work! When will you be in San Diego? :-)

    Patricia Scarpin: That’s good because I just haven’t had much time lately to write anything :-)

    TomC: Well, you’d better go eat!

    Kalyn: Thanks!

    8:14 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  13. S for Kitchen Confit

    oh yum – I’ve been craving fruit ice cream – I was thinking peaches, but those apricots look delicious .

    9:07 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  14. Ruby

    The apricot frozen yogurt looks amazing Nicole! YUMMMM
    Peach ice cream is my absolute favorite so I’m sure that I would love this just as well. My Mom gave me a basket full of apricots a few weeks ago so we made jam (with splenda instead of sugar) and it was delicious! Great photos, I’m sure the apricots would be good in a nice salsa as well…

    10:24 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  15. Genie

    Nicole, those photographs are positively gorgeous!

    10:50 am  Jul 10th, 2008
  16. Y

    Lucky you! A whole treeful!

    4:29 pm  Jul 10th, 2008
  17. Jason

    Try making some peach Jolly Ranchers. Those are good.

    6:42 pm  Jul 10th, 2008
  18. Jason

    Try making some peach Jolly Ranchers. Those are good. Or apricot I mean.

    6:43 pm  Jul 10th, 2008
  19. My Sweet & Saucy

    All of them look soooo yummy!

    8:25 pm  Jul 10th, 2008
  20. aforkfulofspaghetti

    If only I had a tree full of apricots…

    *sighs wistfully*

    4:23 am  Jul 11th, 2008
  21. Clay

    yum!!

    9:56 am  Jul 11th, 2008
  22. Zoë François

    I was just in CA and had fresh apricots off of a friend’s tree. It was enough to make me consider a move. Your yogurt looks like the perfect way to use them up!

    7:40 pm  Jul 11th, 2008
  23. Anita

    Such great ways with the apricots! And you know that the kernel (the ‘almond’ inside) is edible too?

    3:30 am  Jul 12th, 2008
  24. Mr.Sound

    I must say very resourceful of you to make use of that tree. I’ve read before that an Indian Chief before drinks apricot juice always as his beverage and he live for more than a 100 years.
    http://www.foodista.com/

    2:26 pm  Jul 12th, 2008
  25. TastyNewEngland

    I read “apricots” and then looked at the color of that ice cream and gasped! Such beauty!

    5:55 pm  Jul 12th, 2008
  26. heather

    wow! this looks beautiful! apricot ice cream sounds like heaven! Maybe if you have some leftovers still, you could mix up an apricot cocktail for my blog event! I’d love to see what you come up with:

    http://diaryofafanaticfoodie.blogspot.com/2008/07/cocktail-and-my-first-event.html

    heather :)

    2:03 pm  Jul 13th, 2008
  27. Kim

    That is a problem I would like to have, a tree full of apricots! Love what you chose to make with them. Great photos!

    4:33 am  Jul 14th, 2008
  28. Orchidea

    Nice… I love apricots and your icecream looks delicious with its nice light color and texture.
    Ciao.
    Orchidea

    5:59 am  Jul 14th, 2008
  29. Trish

    They all look very very good! Do you have a recipe for the ice cream? I just bought an ice cream maker and on the hunt for good tasting point worthy healthy ice cream recipes.

    6:31 am  Jul 16th, 2008
  30. kellypea

    This makes me really miss the apricot trees we used to have out in East County. Gorgeous color! And I can just imagine the sweet fragrance of that beautiful fruit!

    1:05 pm  Jul 16th, 2008
  31. Deviled

    I’m so jealous! I wish I had too many apricots, after 5 years of growing my tree I can’t even manage to get one apricot!

    Congrats on the new house!

    9:22 pm  Jul 29th, 2008
  32. Anastasia

    Wow, what a great recipe to link to! We just did a simple apricot dish tossed with mint, but this looks positively delectable. I wonder if the cobbler recipe might surface?

    8:40 pm  Aug 6th, 2008
  33. Theresa

    Beware of eating the seed! I used to eat the seeds of everything until I read a story of people being poisoned by apricot kernels. Now I don’t eat the seeds at all. Please inform yourself on the possible risks before eating kernels.

    7:08 am  Jul 29th, 2009
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