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You may be wilting from the recent stretch of warm weather, but the Valley's tree fruit is basking in it. The high heat has accelerated the ripening of several tree fruits, including apricots, an early season favorite.
There is perhaps no better place to buy fresh, locally grown food than at a farmers market. Juicy peaches, vine-ripe tomatoes and sweet-tasting blackberries will all soon be in abundance.
Cherry growers and cherry lovers have lots to smile about.
Mother's Day is Sunday. If you're still looking for somewhere special to take mom for a meal, here are a few suggestions of places offering special menus.
If you are looking to add authentic flavor to your dishes, or just enjoy experimenting with new cheese flavors and textures, think about trying some Mexican cheese.