Deserted Island Packing List: Top Ten Fruits

Deserted Island Packing List: Top Ten Fruits

If you’re visiting my blog for the first time in a few days, let me catch you up to speed.  What follows is a little game of “what if.”  What if I were headed to a desert island and able to bring only ten fruits?  (One would assume that the kind of island one generally imagines would have tropical fruit, but let’s suspend our disbelief for a moment.)

As a castaway with access to only ten fruits, it would be tricky to pick.  There are so many fruits that I love.  It’s hard to pare it down.  Plus, many fruits are available only certain times of the year.  When is this trip exactly?  And do I include produce that is technically a fruit (like tomatoes, red bell peppers, jalapeño peppers, cucumbers…)?  Or do I save those items for my vegetable list since culinarily-speaking, I use them as vegetables?  (I decided on the latter.)  So here it is, if I was headed to a deserted island with access to ten fruits, I’d bring…

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