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quince

(kwints),
The edible fruit of Cydonia oblongata (family Rosaceae); the seeds have demulcent properties.

quince (kwins),

n Latin name:
Cydonia oblonga; parts used: seeds, fruit; uses: diarrhea, gonorrhea, dysentery, thrush, sore throat, canker sores, gum conditions, possible treatment for cancer; precautions: pregnancy, lactation; seeds are toxic. Also called
common quince or
golden apple.

quince

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Cook at a gentle simmer without disturbing until quinces are tender and pale pink in color, 1 1/4 to 1'/2 hours (lift plate with a table knife to check).
A few lucky people will have an established quince tree in the garden, and for them it's a magical time of year, pulling the large pale yellow fruit from the tree and hurrying inside to get cooking.
EDIBLE quince, cydonia oblonga, is a small, deciduous thornless, irregular shaped tree up to 12ft high.
Families can discover and taste a huge variety of produce, ranging from the little-known quince and medlar to pears and 12 different varieties of English apple.
Once said to be the golden apple of Greek mythology, the quince (Cydonia oblonga) is not often seen in gardens.
The idea that quince is rare may perplex those who know it as the common herald of spring,.
Other recommendations are to add a few slices to roasting meats and a little cooked quince to casseroles.
The quinces in the NCGR collection are mainly European quinces (Cydonia oblonga), rather than Asian (Chaenomeles), which is grown more for ornamentation than for its fruit.
The preliminary studies performed on phenological, pomological and yield characteristics of quinces in Van city revealed successfull results (Koyuncu et al.
The Portuguese are very fond of quinces for jam-making, and indeed our word 'marmalade' comes from the Portuguese word for the quince, marmelo.
Look for quinces at grocery stores and farmers' markets.
campaign's 15 year anniversary - it sends a healthy message to teens and tweens that drinking milk is an easy way to look and feel their best for big events like quinces and sweet sixteens.