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Homegrown mangoes make a refreshing treat

By Mariko Jackson

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 30, 2014

~~<p>If California strawberries that stay in California are as good as residents claim, mangoes in Hawaii definitely rival that legend.</p>
<p>The sweet and perfectly tender varieties grown on our island seem to dwarf those that are shipped in, still green and well packaged. Ours might have some bruises, a few worms here and there, but they almost melt in your mouth. They are the kind of perfection in flavor and texture that a good cook can only hope to match.</p>
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If California strawberries that stay in California are as good as residents claim, mangoes in Hawaii definitely rival that legend.

The sweet and perfectly tender varieties grown on our island seem to dwarf those that are shipped in, still green and well packaged. Ours might have some bruises, a few worms here and there, but they almost melt in your mouth. They are the kind of perfection in flavor and texture that a good cook can only hope to match. Login for more...



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