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View Poll Results: What is your favourite dried fruit?
Apples 2 5.88%
Apricots 9 26.47%
Bananas 2 5.88%
Cherries 3 8.82%
Cranberries 4 11.76%
Figs 2 5.88%
Other berries (blueberries, raspberries, etc) 2 5.88%
Papaya 1 2.94%
Pineapple 5 14.71%
Other, please share with the group 4 11.76%
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Old 11-02-2005, 07:32 PM   #21
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i love dried cranberries. i can eat them from the bag, or mixed with chocolate chips i have a great recipie for double chocolate cookies with them. mmmm mom2girls
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Old 11-02-2005, 08:11 PM   #22
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I'm very partial to dried apricots, but I also like dried bananas now and then - I prefer them to fresh bananas. Just once in a blue moon I'll buy a dried mix with pawpaw, apple, mango etc in it. I've tried dried cranberries - can't really take to them. And I can't stand dried grapes or currants in any form! (Little dead black flies!) I never use dried fruits for cooking. They're just snacks for me.
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Old 11-03-2005, 03:20 PM   #23
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if you haven't tried dried pineapple, do yourself a favor and get a hold of some. it's like eating candy, but with the benefits of fiber. so it's like geriatric candy.

remember that most commercially dried fruit has preservatives on them, often a sulphur compound, so be wary if you or your kids have asthma.
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Old 11-03-2005, 03:23 PM   #24
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I can't remember if it's dole that makes it, but, I get a package of pineapple, mango and papaya. Those are really good!
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Old 11-26-2005, 09:05 PM   #25
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[quote=buckytom]if you haven't tried dried pineapple, do yourself a favor and get a hold of some. it's like eating candy, but with the benefits of fiber. so it's like geriatric candy.[quote]

I agree with buckytom. Banana came in a close second with me.

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