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According to a site called Melissa’s, the organic Starkrimson pear is known for its “deep red exterior” and “high juice content”. Both descriptions were on the mark. I initially bought the pears for their bright red color, but once I took a bite, it was easy to see that they’re a step above your average pear. Like an in-season peach from the farmers’ market, the pear was so juicy, it dribbled down our chins. The kids loved them, so we’ll definitely pick up a few more of these sometime soon. I hope you’ll try them too.

ME: Guys, what is this one called?

LAUREN: A red pear.

ME: Yeah, but it has a funny name…it’s called a “Starkrimson” pear.

LAUREN: AND, it could be called a red pear too.

ME: What do you think it’s going to taste like, a regular pear or different?

LAUREN: I think kind of different. Maybe in the middle of the both of them. Kind of different and kind of the same.

SAM: Is THIS an orange?

ME: That’s an orange, that’s not mystery food right now.

ME: What does a pear taste like?

LAUREN: I forgot.

ME: Sam, do you know?

SAM: It tastes like that! (Pointing at the pear)

LAUREN: Well, we don’t know what it tastes like yet Sam.

SAM: Can I try?

ME: Yeah, let me cut them into little chunks for you guys.

LAUREN: But first we have to say what it smells like, looks like…

ME: Oh yeah, sorry guys, I forgot!

ME: What does it look like?

LAUREN: This smells like regular pear!

ME: What does it feel like?

EMMA: Regular pear.

LAUREN: Slimy goo.

ME: Slimy goo?

ME: What does it taste like?

LAUREN: It’s gooder than a regular pear.

ME: Do you think it’s better than a regular pear Sam?

EMMA: Better than regular pear.

ME: Sam, you too?

SAM: I don’t like it.

ME: Well that’s OK, more for us.

SAM: Sour. I want an orange instead.

ME: What do you think, should I get more of this?

LAUREN: Yeah, lots more.

SAM: A thousand more?

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