Appetizer

/Appetizer

Vanilla Lavender Concorde Pears and Fig Jam

2019-09-13T18:37:57+00:00

If you are a pear lover, then surely you need to add Concorde pears to your list for fall fruits to pick up at the market. Concorde pears are smaller in size with a long narrow neck. They can be enjoyed at all stages of ripeness, but their flavor does mellow as the fruit gets riper. The firm texture and hint of vanilla notes make this variety the perfect pear for our lovely vanilla lavender jam. Not your typical morning toast jam, this version is best served with salty cheeses such as parmesan or feta on crusty bread, or alongside savory [...]

Vanilla Lavender Concorde Pears and Fig Jam2019-09-13T18:37:57+00:00

Whipped Goat Cheese Dip with Red Anjou Pears

2019-08-09T17:49:51+00:00

This sophisticated, sweet and savory dip is great for cocktail parties (not to mention so easy to make!). Red Anjou pears are versatile and can be used like other pear varieties. They have a firm texture that holds its shape well and a great balance of sweet and tart. Pears and goat cheese are a beautiful combination. You’re in for a treat!  Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 6 appetizer-sized portions INGREDIENTS   1/4 cup dried apricots (about 8 apricots), plus extra for garnish  Juice of 1/2 a lemon  3 Red Anjou pears  8 oz goat cheese, at room temperature 4 oz cream [...]

Whipped Goat Cheese Dip with Red Anjou Pears2019-08-09T17:49:51+00:00

Crunchy cherry cucumber cups

2019-07-10T23:19:55+00:00

Our refreshing cherry cucumber cups are perfect for summer entertaining. They’ll easily accompany fancy drinks or kick off a backyard barbecue. Simple to make, these light nibbles will be a hit with both kiddies and adults. Just double or triple the recipe if making enough to feed a crowd.   Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 8-10 cucumber cups  INGREDIENTS  Cherry cucumber cups  2 large cucumbers, peeled (optional), and cut into 2-inch rounds  1 1/2 Orondo Ruby® cherries, stemmed, pitted and diced small  1 small green pepper, emptied and diced finely  1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese Handful of chives, minced Handful of fresh basil, minced 1 tablespoon orange juice 1 [...]

Crunchy cherry cucumber cups2019-07-10T23:19:55+00:00

Cherry Basil Quinoa

2019-07-11T23:40:05+00:00

This is a gluten free recipe the whole family will love using Lake Chelan Cherries from Chelan Fresh to give it a sweet and savory taste. This recipe is: Gluten free, whole grain  Yield: 4-6 servings INGREDIENTS Dressing 2 tablespoons minced shallots 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 ¼ teaspoon of white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon of honey 1 small garlic clove 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper Quinoa ¾ cup quinoa 1 ¼ cups water 2 cups sweet red cherries, pitted and torn into halves 1/3 cup diced celery ½ cup [...]

Cherry Basil Quinoa2019-07-11T23:40:05+00:00

Crunchy KORU® Apple Dippers with Creamy Peanut Butter Mousse

2019-04-22T16:15:43+00:00

Apples and peanut butter are a perfect pairing on their own, but this recipe takes a classic pairing to a whole new level. Who doesn’t love dipping something crunchy into something creamy? Enjoy as a fun dessert or snack. Recipe Development and Photography: Certified Master Chef Ron DeSantis of CulinaryNXT YEILD: 8 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon real vanilla extract ½ cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons honey Pinch kosher salt 8 medium apples, cut into 8 wedges per apple METHOD Use a hand mixer or whisk attachment for your countertop mixer to whip the whipping cream [...]

Crunchy KORU® Apple Dippers with Creamy Peanut Butter Mousse2019-04-22T16:15:43+00:00

Spring Asian-Inspired Pear Salad

2019-07-11T18:41:37+00:00

Spring has arrived and we’re in the mood for fresh and light salads to start the season. Pears are widely available and bring a crisp freshness to springtime recipes.  Our Asian-inspired pear salad features firm-but-ripe Anjou pears that hold their shape when spiralized. If you don’t have a spiralizer, just chop the ingredients into matchsticks or shave them with a mandolin or vegetable peeler instead. Having said that, you may want to purchase one as spiralizers are inexpensive and lots of fun to use, especially with kids! Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 4 side salads INGREDIENTS For the dressing 2 tablespoons [...]

Spring Asian-Inspired Pear Salad2019-07-11T18:41:37+00:00

KORU® Apple Chutney

2019-03-01T17:27:39+00:00

Apples and cheese are a match made in heaven, and we like a double dose! This KORU® apple chutney pairs perfectly with salty cheeses thanks to its deep flavor and sweet notes delivered by balsamic vinegar. Take your cheese platters to the next level with this easy-to-make chutney that will impress your guests and add a touch of sophistication to your get together. Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines Yield: About 2 cups INGREDIENTS Apple chutney  2 tablespoon olive oil  1 medium yellow or red onion, chopped fine (pea-sized pieces)   2 KORU® apples, peeled, cored and chopped small  1/3 cup balsamic vinegar*  1/3 cup water  1 tablespoon [...]

KORU® Apple Chutney2019-03-01T17:27:39+00:00

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Apples

2019-01-18T16:57:05+00:00

Servings: 10 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Recipe Source: Produce for Kids Moved over traditional scalloped potatoes, there’s a new side dish in town! These Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with apples are the perfect combination of sweet and savory in one dish. Plus, everything bakes in one dish for easy prep and clean-up. No need to make a sauce in a skillet before baking! INGREDIENTS 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 3 medium Chelan Fresh apples, cored, chopped 1 large RealSweet® sweet onion, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup unsalted chicken stock METHOD Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking dish. [...]

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes and Apples2019-01-18T16:57:05+00:00

Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples

2019-01-18T17:02:26+00:00

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 15 minutes Recipe Source: Produce for Kids This lightened-up chicken salad is perfect to prep on the weekend and enjoy on sandwiches, in wraps, as a salad topper or with crackers all week! Filled with celery, apples and almonds for a sweet, tangy recipe.   Recipe and photography courtesy of Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen. INGREDIENTS 3 cups chopped, cooked chicken 2 stalks Dandy® celery, chopped 1 large Chelan Fresh apple, diced 1/2 cup slivered almonds 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 3/4 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese METHOD Combine chicken, celery, apples and almonds in large bowl. Mix Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar and [...]

Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples2019-01-18T17:02:26+00:00

4-Ingredient Carrot Raisin Salad

2019-01-18T17:04:18+00:00

Servings: 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Recipe Source: Produce For Kids Add a twist to a simple carrot raisin salad with mango chipotle dressing. This recipe is so quick, easy and versatile that you’ll find many uses for it. INGREDIENTS 10 ounces matchstick carrots 1 Chelan Fresh apple, julienned 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 cup mango chipotle salad dressing METHOD Combine carrots, apple, raisins and dressing in large bowl; mix well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes, or until chilled. NUTRITIONAL VALUE Calories 78 Fat 1g Protein 1g Carbohydrates 17g Fiber 2g Sodium 177mg Cholesterol 3mg Sugar 12g Calcium 4%DV Iron 2%DV

4-Ingredient Carrot Raisin Salad2019-01-18T17:04:18+00:00