My First Encounter with Dragon Fruit

Hurricane Irene turned out to be a bit of a disappointment in my area — not that I’m complaining. After a night of lots of water and wind, I woke up to find that my power didn’t even go off.

Driving to the market to survey the damage (of which, there was little) and pick up some fruit, I spotted something that looked like an alien egg. The sign above it clarified that it wasn’t an egg, but something called dragon fruit. Intrigued, I bought one, brought it home, and chopped it up. More »