Red Pear Frangipane Tart


Red Pear Frangipane tarte does not have to be overly complicated. By eliminating a few unnecessary technical steps and replacing them with an easy-to-do method, you can be cooking up this classic French tarte in no time. Red Pears sliced up with the skin on not only make this easy, but beautiful with that vibrant pop of color in what is normally a bland looking dessert presentation. Assembly is a breeze with the forgiving dough texture. Also, the filling is thick allowing for easy suspension of the pear slices. When it is baked and cooled, dust with powdered sugar, slice [...]

Red Pear Frangipane Tart2022-09-27T00:06:09+00:00

Chocolate Covered Sweet Cherries Stuffed w/ Honey Chèvre


Chocolate covered cherries are a familiar treat, but we are elevating them by stuffing them with goat cheese & honey chèvre. The savory elements of the chèvre make the tart aspects of the cherries pop while the chocolate mellows the two flavors down, creating a mouthwatering trifecta of deliciousness. Though the flavor combination tastes complicated, the recipe is as easy as can be! Ingredients:  1 dozen Sweet Red Cherries 1-4oz package of Honey Chèvre (room temperature) 1-8oz container of milk chocolate melting wafers  1-8oz container of white chocolate melting wafers Directions: Pit your sweet cherries on the side to leave the [...]

Chocolate Covered Sweet Cherries Stuffed w/ Honey Chèvre2022-07-13T21:16:40+00:00

Sweet Cherry & Chocolate Pudding Pops


Looking for a sweet treat you can make and enjoy with the kids this summer? Sweet Cherry & Chocolate Pudding Pops are a must have! Simplify by using a store-bought instant pudding mix. Traditionally you cannot use milk substitutes in instant puddings, but since we are freezing these popsicles, it is totally okay to use a milk alternative. I personally have made these with oat milk before and they turned out great! With only a few ingredients and super simple instructions, this is an all-ages friendly project that will not only entertain the mind, but also the tastebuds!   Ingredients 1 [...]

Sweet Cherry & Chocolate Pudding Pops2022-06-30T20:56:28+00:00

Rustic KORU® Apple Tarts with Citrus Thyme Sugar


Recipe by: Valerie MusserIngredients1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed3 KORU® apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced½ cup of sugar2 tsp. fresh thyme1 tbsp. lime zest1 tbsp. orange zest4 tbsp. salted butter, cubed4 tbsp. apricot jam (for glazing)DirectionsPreheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a sil-pat or parchment paper.In a small bowl add the sugar, lime, orange zest and thyme leaves. With a small spoon mix it all together until it is combined. Set aside.Peel, core and thinly slice your KORU® apples. Since KORU® apples are slow to brown, there is no need to combine them with lemon [...]

Rustic KORU® Apple Tarts with Citrus Thyme Sugar2022-02-10T00:14:50+00:00

SugarBee® Apple Cider Caramels


Recipe by: Valerie Musser Yield: Approximately 40 caramels Ingredients: 2 cups SugarBee® Apple Cider 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 ¼ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. nutmeg Pinch of cloves 1 ½ cups white sugar 3 tbsp. water ¼ cup light corn syrup 1 stick of butter cubed Directions: In a heavy bottomed pot, bring the SugarBee® apple cider to a boil until it is reduced to 1/3 cup. This process takes about 20-30 minutes. Set it aside. Meanwhile, line an 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper. I like to secure the parchment to the pan with clothespins or binder clips. Butter or spray [...]

SugarBee® Apple Cider Caramels2022-05-12T18:18:57+00:00

SugarBee® Apple Cider Caramels


Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients 7 cups SugarBee® apple cider 2 cups organic cranberry juice 1 heaping tsp. of cloves 1 heaping tsp. allspice berries ½ tsp. whole black peppercorns 2 whole cinnamon sticks 1 organic orange sliced in rounds *Optional: 1 cup of red wine, rum, or brandy Directions Add all your spices to a tea ball infuser or cheesecloth secured with kitchen twine. Add all the ingredients to a crock pot or stock pot. Simmer for 2 hours, or keep in a crock pot on low for 2-4 You can keep this going in a crock pot on low for at [...]

SugarBee® Apple Cider Caramels2021-12-14T17:02:17+00:00

Lucy™ Rose Apple & Goat Cheese Frosted Cake


Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients: Cake 1 ¾ c. All-Purpose Flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cardamom ½ c. corn oil ½ c. white sugar ½ c. brown sugar 2 eggs ½ tsp. vanilla extract ½ c. sour cream 1 c. shredded Lucy™ Rose or Glo apples Frosting ½ c. butter softened 3 oz. goat cheese softened 3 c. powdered sugar ½ tsp. vanilla extract 2 tbsp. heavy cream Infused Caramel Sauce 1 whole cinnamon stick ½ c. heavy cream ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon 2/3 c. sugar 2 tbsp. apple cider 1 tbsp. [...]

Lucy™ Rose Apple & Goat Cheese Frosted Cake2021-11-15T18:01:50+00:00

Caramel and Chocolate-Dipped Pears


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 [...]

Caramel and Chocolate-Dipped Pears2022-06-17T19:47:19+00:00

Fresh Cherry Ice Cream


Recipe by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Ingredients 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup Allulose sweetener 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract 1/16 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup Chelan Fresh cherries, pitted and chopped Method In a bowl, stir together the first four ingredients. Pour into an ice-cream maker, and churn according to manufacturer’s directions. (Let churn 20-30 minutes). Stir in chopped fresh cherries. Scoop and serve immediately or spread into a freezer-safe container. Keep frozen, and use within a week. Ice cream is best when it’s slightly softened out of the freezer. Enjoy!

Fresh Cherry Ice Cream2022-06-17T19:49:09+00:00

Rainier Cherry Individual Pot Pies


Recipe by: Chef Lenny, @whosagoodlizard Sweet Rainier Cherries are at their peak for only a short time during the summer. They are delicious capped with a golden-brown puff pastry crust and a hint of cardamom. Serve with or without ice cream to elevate this any time treat. Servings: 6 Preparation: 45 minutes Cook time:  45 minutes Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (thawed) 1 egg beaten with 1 tsp. water for egg wash 4 cups pitted and chopped fresh or frozen Rainier cherries ¼ cup white sugar ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ tsp. cardamom ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp. of lemon [...]

Rainier Cherry Individual Pot Pies2022-06-17T19:49:48+00:00
Go to Top