Growing up in rural Shelby County Missouri meant spending lots of time on the farm, one of my favorite places to be. We had a farm just north of Shelbina that my dad called Beulah land and it had a small fruit orchard on it. I loved walking through and picking pears, apples, or plums then eating one after another. Nothing beat the taste of freshly picked fruit off the tree. One of the worst things though is picking a piece of fruit, taking a bite, then realizing it is rotten due......