Annie’s Mile High KORU® Blueberry Pie


Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooks in: 35-40 minutes Servings: 12 Recipe Source: KORU® New Zealand "These apples make the most flavorful pie I've ever created, and I grew up on an apple orchard in Wenatchee, WA, USA!" - Annie Green, Mooresville, NC INGREDIENTS Two 9-inch pie crusts (Annie uses Mile High pie crust recipe) Pie Filling: 3 cups KORU® Apples, peeled, cored and sliced 1/4" thick 1 cup fresh washed blueberries 1 1/4 cups (250 grams) white sugar 2 Tablespoons white flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoons butter METHOD Heat oven to 400f/200c Filling: In [...]

Annie’s Mile High KORU® Blueberry Pie2019-01-15T22:13:10+00:00

Lucy™ Glo and Lucy™ Rose Apple Galette


The new Lucy™ Glo and Lucy™ Rose apples create a stunning color contrast in our deceptively simple apple galette. Crumbled gingersnap cookies are added to the filling for extra warmth and depth of flavor, but they also serve to soak up the cooking juices and maintain a nice crisp crust. The two Lucy™ apple varieties are tart, sweet and juicy – just perfect for baking! The Lucy™ Glo variety shows off its gorgeous red color and adds visual interest to baked goods. YIELD: 10-12 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Galette dough* 2 cups all-purpose flour  1 tablespoon sugar  1/2 teaspoon [...]

Lucy™ Glo and Lucy™ Rose Apple Galette2019-01-03T17:23:26+00:00

Apple Donut Muffins


Savor warm fall spices in these apple donut muffins topped with crisp cinnamon sugar. Soft chunks of apple pepper these original muffins that are reminiscent of old-fashioned sugar-dusted donuts. The apple donut muffins are made healthier and extra-moist by swapping eggs for applesauce. This also makes them easy to adapt to egg-free and vegan diets, for which we have provided notes in the recipe below.  YIELD: 12 muffins   Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS   For muffins  1 cup all-purpose flour  3/4 cup whole wheat flour  3/4 cup sugar  2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon salt  1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg  1/4 [...]

Apple Donut Muffins2018-10-11T02:12:13+00:00

Rockit™ Apple Halloween Monsters


Get spooky with our pint-sized dipped Rockit™ apple Halloween monsters. This kid-friendly activity is a chance to get creative by making edible goblins, witches, skulls, mummies, and more!  Rockit™ apples are perfect for these dipped Halloween treats as they are child-sized and in season.  YIELD: 12 dipped apple monsters  Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines  INGREDIENTS   12 Rockit™ apples  12 oz. white melting chocolate  12 oz. assorted colored melting chocolate (we used orange and green)  8 oz. dark chocolate chips   12 candy sticks or popsicle sticks  Plastic ziplock bags or piping bags, one for each kind of chocolate (do not mix colors)  Assorted decorations of choice: colored sugar [...]

Rockit™ Apple Halloween Monsters2019-01-03T17:23:40+00:00

Poached Ice Tea Pears


This poached ice tea pears recipe makes a wonderfully cool dessert for those hot summer days. After all, what’s more refreshing than ice tea? Our elegant dessert is sure to turn some heads at the dinner table. Poaching pears is easy so don’t worry if you’ve never done it before. Recipe Development & Photos by: Williams-Raines Yield: 2-4 servings Ingredients 4 1/2 cups water 4 tea bags (English Breakfast or other black tea) 1/4 cup sugar 2 firm pears (i.e. Bartlett pears) 1 tablespoon lemon juice Garnishes (i.e. mint, lemon slices, berries, etc.) Cream or vanilla ice cream Instructions 1. Put [...]

Poached Ice Tea Pears2018-10-11T02:13:21+00:00

Summer Cherry Fruit Cake


Traditional fruit cake is turned right on its head with our modern summer cherry fruit cake recipe. We’ve swapped dried fruit for fresh cherries and apples, resulting in a moist cake that’s bursting with flavor. Walnuts are thrown in to give a subtle nutty flavor and add texture. This crowd-pleasing cherry cake is great to take on picnics, to the beach or even for breakfast on the go. It’s dense, like a traditional fruit cake but way more fun! YIELD: 1 9 x 11 inch cake Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda [...]

Summer Cherry Fruit Cake2018-10-11T02:14:44+00:00

No Bake Black Forest Cake


Our healthy take on the cherry-studded black forest cake is a multi-layer frozen cake. The recipe uses tofu instead of cream to lower calories, fat and cholesterol. This secret ingredient makes for a dense and creamy cake that tastes just as good as traditional frozen cakes! No bake cakes are easy to make ahead and deliver a refreshing touch to spring and summer meals. Recipe Development & Photos by: Williams-Raines Yield: 10-12 servings Ingredients Crust 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 cup natural cocoa powder 1/2 cup large Medjool dates (soak for 10 min in [...]

No Bake Black Forest Cake2018-10-11T02:14:50+00:00

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Plum Crisp


The Orondo Ruby® cherry has a distinct flavor and the higher level of acid compliments juicy plums perfectly in this easy summer crisp recipe. Don’t forget the vanilla ice cream! YIELD: 6-8 servings Recipe Development and Photography By: Williams-Raines INGREDIENTS Fruit mixture: 3 cups Orondo Ruby® cherries, pitted and torn into halves 2 cups ripe plums, pitted and sliced (about 3-4 plums) ¼ cup pure maple syrup 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice Topping: 1 ½ cups oats ½ cup quinoa flakes ¼ cup of sliced almonds, toasted 1 cup of Medjool dates, pitted (about 10 [...]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Plum Crisp2019-01-03T17:27:38+00:00

Apple Ginger Oat Cookies


Cookies for breakfast! Nothing beats these chewy, oat-filled apple cookies first thing in the morning. They’ll also readily find their place in a lunchbox or a picnic basket. We loved how the Granny Smith apple added moisture and just the right touch of acidity to the cookies. You can of course substitute them for your favorite variety of apple. Crystalized ginger gives these oaty devils a kick but can be omitted to make them more kid-friendly. This recipe can be adapted to suit vegan or other dairy-free diets. Refer to the notes at the end of the recipe for specific instructions. [...]

Apple Ginger Oat Cookies2018-10-11T02:15:13+00:00

SugarBee® Apple Upside Down Cake


It’s been cold out here in Chelan and we were in the mood for a slice of coffee cake to accompany our steaming cups of hot tea. Combine that with the SugarBee® apples we had around the office, and voila: our beautiful European-style apple upside down cake was born! SugarBee® apples are great for baking. Their crisp and firm texture holds up well when cooked, and their touch of acidy will balance the sweetness of any baked good. Although the end-result looks fancy, believe us when we say that this crowd-pleasing cake is as gorgeous as it is easy to make. YIELD: 8-10 [...]

SugarBee® Apple Upside Down Cake2019-01-15T20:13:02+00:00