A small round tree fruit this is a little larger than an apricot with a smooth skin. Plums come in a variety of colors that range from green, yellow, purple, red and black. Several varieties are dried to make prunes.
Hungry caterpillars make good children's stories as well as a fruity feature using apples, kiwis, clementines and cleverness—an easy dessert that's simple enough for small hands. —Kim Mordecai, Little Rock, Arkansas
Fire up the grill and get out of the kitchen to make these juicy, tasty kabobs, submitted by Trisha Kruse from Eagle, Idaho. Whether served over pound cake or over a scoop of vanilla ice cream, you'll be glad that grilling isn't just for meat and veggies.