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    Mango!

    I just ate one. It was amazing!
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    They are delish.....especially the ones I get from the roadside stands around here.
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    LOVE them! That's one thing I miss about Costa Rica.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MangoPumpkin View Post
    They are delish.....especially the ones I get from the roadside stands around here.
    Wait. Lancaster County, roadside stands, mangoes. Something isn't adding up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Wait. Lancaster County, roadside stands, mangoes. Something isn't adding up.
    Uhhhh....you got me, I was thinking of cantaloupes.

    *looks sheepish*

    HOWEVER, mangoes are still delish.
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    Even the frozen mango pieces you can buy in the grocery stores are tasty. They make great fruit drinks.

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    ...somehow, I was expecting this thread to be related to the Ladies of Foo thread....
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    I've got your restraining order right here. [grabs crotch] Restrain this!

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    You most likely had a Kent variety of mango. Almost like a buttery texture. Mangoes do not grow here in Tampa but in Bradenton, Fl (northern limit) there are tons of mango trees. Bradenton is also the northern limit of the lychee as well. The mango and lychee tree grow well in peoples yards because of the overabundance of irrigation that is necessary to maintain a green lawn. Green grass equals big ass mangos. During the time the are ready to be picked, migrants will scour the neighborhoods looking for these two trees and offer to harvest. Better that than to have tons of dropped fruit falling day after day.

    Some mangos are better than others. Store purchased ones are usually not as good as the roadside laces. In fact I will not eat a store bought one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfin2004 View Post
    You most likely had a Kent variety of mango. Almost like a buttery texture. Mangoes do not grow here in Tampa but in Bradenton, Fl (northern limit) there are tons of mango trees. Bradenton is also the northern limit of the lychee as well. The mango and lychee tree grow well in peoples yards because of the overabundance of irrigation that is necessary to maintain a green lawn. Green grass equals big ass mangos. During the time the are ready to be picked, migrants will scour the neighborhoods looking for these two trees and offer to harvest. Better that than to have tons of dropped fruit falling day after day.

    Some mangos are better than others. Store purchased ones are usually not as good as the roadside laces. In fact I will not eat a store bought one.
    Not sure what variety or type it was. It was slightly smaller then what the store normally sells, and a bit softer. It was amazing. I normally love mangos. I f'ng fell in love with that one.
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    Mango pancakes....
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    the skin of mangos has the same chemical as poison ivy. Don't get your lips anywhere near that because hydrocortisone does not make good lip balm. I haven't had a mango since then... but I'm tempted.

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    Much better dehydrated than pineapples.

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    I don't get the mango or papaya thing... both taste like dirty socks to me...

    I must be missing the "island gene" or something...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pamestique View Post
    I don't get the mango or papaya thing... both taste like dirty socks to me...

    I must be missing the "island gene" or something...
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    I only eat new socks.
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    Go find a Philippine mango and get back to us.
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    Dehydrated mangos with sugar, salt and chili on 'em are the best!
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    Mango.... om nom nom
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