in the nick of time
the season of reine claude plums (greengages in english) is short and intensely flavorful. we got here for the very tail end of it. we have had to do some triage of a few mushy plums past their prime, although we have done it with pleasure, given the reward of their floral, juicy, inimitable, ripe siblings.
reine-claude prunes (greengages)