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- Lynn Youngblood: Pawpaws are a rare treat from our forests
Did you know that the Midwest is home to a very exotic-looking edible fruit? This delicious fruit, the pawpaw (Asimina triloba) grows right here in your forests of Missouri and eastern Kansas. When the soft green skin is peeled off, creamy yellow flesh is revealed with consistency between a soft banana and custard. When fully ripe the pawpaw can practically be eaten with a spoon and one fruit is ...
Oct. 1, 2013 - The Examiner