The best-ever peach, pear and apple season at high hopes continues with the first harvest of pears and peaches.
Taking the earliest-ripening peaches over to the house.
While we knew that pears ripened best off the tree, when the first few started falling, I thought it was time to figure out when to pick them. One source said if you lift a pear horizontal to the ground, if it breaks from the branch, it’s ready to take inside and put in the fridge for longer keeping, or in the house for a few days for immediate eating.
We’ve got three of these baskets of pears in the fridge, waiting…