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#209136 - 01/18/13 10:50 AM Bemusement
Jackie Offline

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Most of you probably, like me, tend to at least scan anything there is to read, even if it's the back of the same cereal box you've looked at every morning for the past week.
This morning my eye fell on the can of nuts that someone had left on the table. The lid boasted, "FRESHLY HARVESTED", which made me wonder:
how else would you harvest anything?

#209137 - 01/18/13 11:48 AM Re: Bemusement [Re: Jackie]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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I think it means they were utilized very soon after harvesting, as opposed to sitting in a bucket or box or truck for days.

formerly known as etaoin...

#209145 - 01/18/13 12:14 PM Re: Bemusement [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Like "fresh frozen" in the freezer dept.???
----please, draw me a sheep----

#209150 - 01/18/13 02:26 PM Re: Bemusement [Re: Jackie]
Jackie Offline

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Oops--I erred. The lid says Harvested Fresh--a slight but possibly significant difference. Why--or how--could anything be harvested not fresh?

#209151 - 01/18/13 02:38 PM Re: Bemusement [Re: Jackie]
tsuwm Offline
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corn left too long on the stalk..
grapes left too long on the vine..

#209152 - 01/18/13 06:01 PM Re: Bemusement [Re: tsuwm]
Faldage Offline
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Originally Posted By: tsuwm

grapes left too long on the vine..

Sounds like a recipe for ice wine, a version much favored by lovers of dessert wines.


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