Created for: Chelan Fresh Created by: Meg Raines YIELD: 4 servings INGREDIENTS Poppyseed Dressing (makes 3/4 cup) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 tablespoon poppy seeds Salt and pepper to taste Salad 2 boneless chicken breasts, cooked and diced 2 medium sized SugarBee® apples, cored and diced 3 stalks celery, diced 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped 1/4 of a small red onions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, roughly chopped 2 cups of salad [...]
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Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: approximately 6-8 pies INGREDIENTS 6 SugarBee® apples 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4-1/2 cup of water 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 pound of prepared pie dough METHOD Core and peel the apples, chop into 1/2 inch chunks. Sprinkle the lemon juice over the chopped apples and toss to coat. In a large, heavy bottom skillet melt the butter over medium low heat, add the apples and 1/4 cup of water, cook until the apples start [...]
Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 8-10 biscuits INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes 3 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped 1 medium-sized SugarBee® apple, peeled and dice small 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup + 3 tablespoons heavy cream, plus 1 tablespoon for brushing METHOD Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and black pepper; [...]
Once you have reached the bottom of your Rockit™ Shuttle, don’t toss it into the recycle bin just yet. We have some ideas on how to keep your home organized using our Rockit™ Apple Shuttle. Call it spring cleaning, tidying up, or decluttering; everybody could benefit from a little time spent getting life in order. Kitchen The kitchen is full of loose odds and ends that take up valuable space on our counters or in our kitchen’s cupboards and drawers. Use our Rockit™ Shuttle for storing everything from napkins, Mason jar lids, cleaning supplies or all the little do-dads that end [...]
All of the warmed goodness of an apple pie in a little jar topped with melty cream or vanilla yogurt. Created by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Created for: Chelan Fresh INGREDIENTS 5 Rockit™ apples, skin left on and diced 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2-3 tablespoon raw honey or pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/4 cup water, plus more coconut whipped cream or vanilla Greek yogurt METHOD Combine chopped apples, honey (or maple syrup), lemon juice, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small saucepan. Stir cornstarch into the 1/4 cup water and add to the saucepan. Heat on medium for [...]
Having lots of fresh fruits and vegetables on hand is critical during this time when health is of the utmost importance. And, as many of us are trying to adjust to the “new normal” we are no doubt making efforts to reduce our trips to the grocery store so buying in bulk has become the trend. Luckily apples are the perfect fruit for buying in bulk because they can last for several weeks if stored properly. Since we are all buying more fruits and vegetables these days you might be wondering about the most effective way to wash and store your [...]
Spring Spring is just around the corner and in these uncertain times it brings signs of hope and an end to the cold days of winter. If you live anywhere in the upper half of the United States you are cautiously optimistic that warm spring days will come sooner rather than later. While our society worldwide continues to be challenged, changed, and stretched daily, Mother Nature does not stop. Longer, warmer days mean that trees are waking up from their winter dormancy and starting to show buds. Full bloom in mid-April for pears, cherries and other stonefruit trees are followed [...]
Learn how to cut apples like a pro! Mastering the basic knife cuts such as large dice, small dice, julienne, etc. is not just a lesson for professional chefs. Knife skills when learning how to cut apples are handy to have for home cooks as well. Sure, it makes your dish look extra special, but there is a method to the madness. Each cut has its own function when it comes to your eating experience. Since most people add raw apples to the culinary masterpieces, cutting them in different shapes also adds a bit of visual interest. Here are a few [...]
Photo credit: USA Pears March is National Nutrition Month and we are celebrating here at Chelan Fresh because there is nothing healthier than a few servings of fresh fruit a day! If you want to join the fun and celebrate good nutrition this month with your family and friends, check out a few of these ideas for getting involved: Be in the Know Knowledge is power! Spend a little time this month reading up on the best way to keep you and your loved ones healthy. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has made it their mission to help people focus [...]
Created by: Meg Raines Created for: Chelan Fresh YIELD: 4-6 servings Elevate your party game with our mini Rockit™ apples and a mini wheel of brie. Cheese and apples are a party staple but arranging them in a pinwheel makes an elegant presentation that is easy to eat as well! INGREDIENTS 1 (4.4 oz.) wheel of brie cheese 3-4 Rockit™ apples METHOD Slice the wheel of brie into 16 wedges, maintaining the round shape of the wheel. Cut the top quarter of a Rockit™ apple off and set aside for the garnish. Slice the remaining apple crosswise into rounds, then cut the rounds [...]