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Karen Chalfen says ...
I am delighted to be able to buy Satsumas at Whole Foods, instead of having to "settle" for Clementines. I lived in Japan for a couple of years, where Satsumas were called mikan. They were the snack of choice during the winter. They are absolutely my favorite fruit.
12/05/2012 7:38:25 PM CST
Laura Mathias says ...
Have you ever heard Handel's Messiah "Hallelujah Chorus" burst into song in your head when you see something amazing? That is what happened when I saw Satsumas in season again at my Whole Foods store! And then to taste!! Ooooh, to taste!! A soft fruit with an easy nub to peel its rind with, stem and leaf still in tact to remind you of its freshness, and with a flavor so explosive you'd rather eat Satsumas all day over any sweet food you can possibly think of. No baker can even compare with the amount of flavor Mother Nature gave this fruit! It's off-the-shelf good!!
12/05/2012 7:41:34 PM CST
Lynn says ...
Love the ideas.
12/05/2012 7:42:44 PM CST
Marybeth Lewis says ...
Satsumas.....winter's sunshine!
12/05/2012 7:45:20 PM CST
Richard Melanson says ...
Satsumas are the best! - They are a great way to end a light meal -or - to start breakfast-or - just to eat for a snack...
12/05/2012 7:45:56 PM CST
Cat says ...
Clementines are the perfect snack for me & my family - just right size-wise, need no refrigeration or special packaging & are DELISH!!
12/05/2012 7:48:23 PM CST
Angela says ...
Satsumas - so easy to peel & eat!
12/05/2012 7:50:44 PM CST
Julie Ritz says ...
I definitely think satsumas win! They're so juicy, while their flavor is sweet and just the right amount of tangy. I wait all year for them and get so sad because their season is so short. Although clementines are good they just don't compare in flavor or zestiness. Although they are more expensive I think they are worth it, and they are great to eat alone or add to a multitude of dishes!
12/05/2012 7:51:57 PM CST
Linda Lindsey says ...
I have to Clementine because I have not had Satsumas and there isn't a song about them. Or is it and I've just never heard it??
12/05/2012 7:57:27 PM CST
Brooke Gilliam says ...
I love satsumas!
12/05/2012 8:01:43 PM CST
Allyson Henry says ...
I love Clementines! They are easy to peel, always sweet and juicy and seedless. My grandchildren can handle them without a problem. I really like them, but I have not met a citrus fruit that I didn't like!
12/05/2012 8:02:05 PM CST
Anca Vlasopolos says ...
Clementines, when fresh and juicy, are a delight to the palate.
12/05/2012 8:02:26 PM CST
Gretchen says ...
Satsuma!!!! Watch out clementine there is a new little orange in town and it looks oh so cute with its stem and leaf still on!!!
12/05/2012 8:03:58 PM CST
Amy Nicholls says ...
My choice would be Satsuma. They remind me of Christmas time and my home sweet home , CA
12/05/2012 8:05:56 PM CST
Michelle says ...
I was stationed in southern Japan for 2 years and they grow satsuma tangerines (they call them Mikans) there. I remember buying huge bags right off base and enjoying them during my holidays away from home. Now, every holiday season I look forward to enjoying my satsuma tangerines and remembering my time in Japan.
12/05/2012 8:06:40 PM CST
Dale M. Borgeson says ...
Last month I was on vacation in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. My friends relatives had Satsumas fresh off the trees on their property. It was the first time I had this particular citrus product and fell in love with the ease to peel and the sweetness of the fruit.
12/05/2012 8:09:21 PM CST
Lynda says ...
Satsumas, hands down. I wait for them all year long!
12/05/2012 8:13:53 PM CST
Averdon Spencer says ...
I am not familiar with the satsumas but we love clementines. They are so sweet and just the perfect size (although my daughter would disagree as she eats at least 3 at a time!).
12/05/2012 8:15:54 PM CST
Beth says ...
We love Clementines and always look forward to the season BUT I HAVE to try the Satsumas. They sound delicious! Guess I'm going shopping!
12/05/2012 8:16:36 PM CST
Jennifer Clark says ...
The clementine is a perfect travel fruit. It fits in my purse, carry on bag, and my girls school lunches.
12/05/2012 8:16:46 PM CST
Brandi says ...
Clementines! But only Bagu brand. I've found those packed in Roxy crates and bags to be especially bitter-- not very enjoyable.
12/05/2012 8:20:18 PM CST
Elaine Scholl-Iglecia says ...
I vote for BOLD! Satsumas are my choice.
12/05/2012 8:26:07 PM CST
Carrie says ...
Satsumas! They are easier to peel and more fun to say. Plus they taste better and add more zing to recipes. Added bonus - USA! USA!
12/05/2012 8:27:01 PM CST
Angelina I says ...
Satsumas! They were always my daughter's favorite and a real treat. Gotta stick with the family fave~
12/05/2012 8:27:59 PM CST
Irene Takamizu says ...
When we lived in Japan, our fruit was seasonal only. Satsumas were available almost all winter and I have wonderful memories of sitting around the kotatsu (table heater) with my family, drinking tea and eating Satsumas, talking and laughing, until late into the night.
12/05/2012 8:28:17 PM CST

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