Recipe by: Valerie Musser KORU® apples are wonderful for cooking as they are naturally sweet, juicy and taste of vanilla and spice! During the holidays, there are so many ways to use apples, but two of my personal favorites are in apple butter and apple chutney. They work great as a make ahead accompaniment to a charcuterie board or given as a homemade gift. Apple chutney is a savory condiment. It originated in India and has spread throughout the world due to its delightful flavors. It is sweet, spicy, and the vinegary finish goes great with meats, cheeses and even spread on [...]
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Recipe by: Valerie Musser Charcuterie cheese boards are a staple appetizer offering anytime, but especially during the holidays. In this tutorial, I have specifically selected items to pair best with Lucy ™ Glo & Lucy ™ Rose Apples. Not only are they delicious, but they make a statement on any cheeseboard due to their unique coloring and delicious crisp flavor. Lucy ™ apples, are part Honeycrisp. Lucy™ Rose, has that sweet tangy flavor, crunch and uniquely also hints of berry. This apple tastes extraordinary with alternative milk cheese like Manchego, goat, and wine-soaked cheeses, while Lucy™ Glo, has a bit more of [...]
Recipe by: Valerie Musser Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 8 slices of bacon, diced (reserved) 1 medium yellow onion, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 3 KORU® apples, diced 1 large carrot diced 1 medium sized butternut squash, peeled and diced (2.5lbs) ½ tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage ¼ tsp ground ginger ¼ teaspoon of ground coriander Salt and pepper to taste 4 cups vegetable broth Mexican Crema or sour cream and additional sage for garnish Instructions Dice and cook bacon in a 5-quart heavy bottomed pot. When it is crispy, transfer it to a paper towel lined [...]
Yield: Makes 12 to 18 dipped pears Ingredients 12 large or 18 small USA Pears Unsalted butter, for greasing Crunchy toppings, such as toasted coconut flakes, chopped salted peanuts, or other nuts (optional) 1 package (10- to 11-ounces) chewy caramel candies, unwrapped 2 tablespoons water 1 package (12-ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 package (12-ounces) white chocolate chips Instructions Wash and dry the pears and place them in the refrigerator until well chilled, at least 1 hour. (The coatings will stick best to cold pears.) Line a baking sheet with a sheet of wax paper. Spread the toppings of your choice on [...]
Developed for USA Pears by: One Sweet Appetite Ingredients 1 USA Pear Red Anjou 2 slices prosciutto or 4 slices cooked pancetta 12 slices thinly cut gruyere cheese Fresh mint Instructions Slice the pear directly in half. Core each half removing the seeds. Slice each pear half into 6-8 pieces. Layer with gruyere, prosciutto and mint. Serve as is or hold together with a toothpick.
We all know that salads are a healthy meal choice, but let’s face it, they tend to get boring over time. So, how do you make your salads pop? Add fruit for texture and contrasting flavors and an interesting dressing and your taste buds will thank you! Make Your Own Dressing There are loads of delicious salad dressing choices on the market but sometimes it's more economical to make your own in-between grocery store trips, not to mention healthier. Making your own salad dressing is also simple to put together and easy to scale up for a large family of salad [...]
This pear and brie pizza has it all… sweet, savory, and perfect for fall! Move over apple, the pear is the star today! Author: Cathy Roma | What Should I Make For… Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 12 mins Rising Time: 1 hr 30 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 12 mins Servings: 8 Servings Calories: 477 kcal Ingredients Pizza Dough 1/4 oz active dry yeast (1 pkg) 1 1/4 cups warm water (100 degrees F) pinch of sugar 3 1/2 cups AP flour 1 1/12 tsp kosher salt 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (plus extra for the bowl) Pear and Brie Pizza 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 large pears, cored and very thinly sliced 8 oz brie, rough chopped 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped 4 tsp fresh thyme, minced 2 Tbsp honey pink salt (or another good quality [...]
Chelan Fresh Provides Portable School Meal Carts to Schools, Serving an Estimated 1.6 Million Meals (Tacoma, WA, San Antonio, TX,) October 5, 2021 –For the first time in over a year, many students will be back in school buildings, navigating a new normal. The last thing that should be on their minds is where their next meal comes from. Unfortunately, more than 13 million students in the U.S. lack the means to get enough nutritious food on a regular basis. That’s why Fuel Up to Play 60 and Chelan Fresh are stepping up to the plate, donating school meal carts that [...]
Blog by: Valerie Musser, Valerie’s Of Course Catering We have all heard of Apple Cider Vinegar aka ACV. But what is it for? There are so many uses! Here are a few of the reasons why we should all incorporate this natural ferment into our daily wellness routine: Health Benefits Aids in digestion Weight loss Balances the bodies PH Maintain healthy gut flora Clears skin Reduces gas and bloating Kills harmful bacteria Detoxifies the body Natural appetite suppressant Can relieve sinus pressure and congestion Gets rid of dandruff Sooths bug bite redness and itch Lowers Cholesterol So how do you incorporate [...]
Chelan, Wash. – August 31, 2021 – Rockit™ Apple, the original miniature-sized apple grown for on-the-go snacking, is partnering with Instagram sensation, The Tiny Chef, a 6.5 in. tall herbivore that creates tiny dishes. Together they are helping to spread the word about the world’s first tiny apple. Tiny Chef became fast friends with notable celebrities like Kristen Bell and boasts an international Instagram following of more than 600,000 fans. As a winner of two 2021 Webby Awards, The Tiny Chef has won the hearts of people around the world with his endearing voice and tiny culinary creations. The Tiny Chef [...]