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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

Chocolate and Pumpkin Pear Brownies

2019-09-04T20:07:41+00:00

Pumpkin, pears and chocolate make a lovely flavor combination in these decadent flourless brownies. The texture is rich and velvety thanks to the pumpkin puree, and the ripe Bartlett pears lend a subtle sweetness to the dark chocolate. Perfect for lunch boxes, or afternoon snacks, these brownies will become your new favorite treat for fall! Created by: Meg Raines Yield: 12-16 brownies INGREDIENTS   3/4 cup pumpkin puree  1 cup almond butter (or other nut butter)  1/2 cup cocoa powder (not Dutch processed)  1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt\1 teaspoon pure vanilla [...]

Chocolate and Pumpkin Pear Brownies2019-09-04T20:07:41+00:00

Apple Oat Breakfast Cookies

2019-08-13T23:23:34+00:00

Recipe Development and Photography By: Annessa Chumbley, RD INGREDIENTS 1 cup soft dates (this is about 14 - 16 dates) 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1 egg 1/2 cup unsweetened nut milk 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/4 cup quick cooking oats 1 Rockit® apple, skin left on and diced 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon sweetener (such as honey or coconut sugar) 1/4 cup nuts (peanuts or almonds), roughly chopped METHOD Preheat oven to 350º.  Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. In a food processor, add dates (make sure there are no pits that ended up in any of those [...]

Apple Oat Breakfast Cookies2019-08-13T23:23:34+00:00

Frozen Pear Bellini

2019-08-13T18:17:57+00:00

Nothing beats a refreshing cocktail on a hot summer day! Our frozen pear Bellini makes the most of beautifully ripe summer pears to tickle your taste buds.  The recipe makes two cocktails but is easy to scale up if you’re serving a crowd. It’s simple to make and guaranteed to wow your guests.    Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 2 drinks INGREDIENTS   For the drinks  2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and quartered  1 teaspoon sugar  1/2 cup home pressed pear juice (or substitute store-bought pear nectar or apple juice)  Sparkling wine or ginger ale Optional garnish  Pear slices (use our kitchen hack to keep [...]

Frozen Pear Bellini2019-08-13T18:17:57+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

Pepper-Crusted Top Sirloin

2019-07-11T19:54:09+00:00

Make your dinner night special add fresh cherries from Lake Chelan to your steak in this yummy pan sauce! Pan sauces are an easy way to make any weeknight dinner special, not to mention delicious! Here, steaks are coated with cracked peppercorns and seared in a hot pan, creating a piquant crust while retaining the juices within.  A simple deglazing and a handful of sweet dried cherries come together to finish these steaks with bold and complex flavor. Yield: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons black peppercorns 4 – 6 ounce top sirloin steaks Kosher salt 2 tablespoons canola oil ½ cup [...]

Pepper-Crusted Top Sirloin2019-07-11T19:54:09+00:00

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Milkshake

2019-07-10T23:15:21+00:00

Fresh Orondo Ruby® cherries are excellent when blended into a classic vanilla milkshake. Our easy-peasy recipe can be thrown together in 5 minutes. If you want to make milkshakes for a crowd, just multiply the recipe by the number of milkshakes needed. The only limit is the size of your blender!  To make our adorable sprinkle straws, dip the ends of your straws in some melted white chocolate, then roll in colorful sprinkles until chocolate is completely coated. Place on a wire cooling rack and allow to set. Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 1 milkshake INGREDIENTS   Milkshake  1 cup vanilla ice cream*  1/2 cup Orondo Ruby® cherries, pitted and [...]

Orondo Ruby® Cherry Milkshake2019-07-10T23:15:21+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

Fresh Cherry Almond Scones

2019-06-14T18:14:25+00:00

Dust off your best china and set out the doilies, it’s tea time! These fresh cherry almond scones are perfect served with your favorite oolong or black tea. The cherries offer a gorgeous pop of color and add moisture to the scones.  Too hot for tea? Marry the scones with our cherry basil hibiscus iced tea instead! Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 8 scones  INGREDIENTS   2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes 1 1/2 cups pitted cherries, roughly chopped 1/4 cup sliced almonds, plus more for sprinkling [...]

Fresh Cherry Almond Scones2019-06-14T18:14:25+00:00

Cherry Balsamic Glaze

2019-07-11T23:40:14+00:00

The perfect glaze for chicken breast using Cherries for Chelan Fresh! Yield: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 4 boneless chicken breast 2 teaspoons olive oil - divided 2 shallots, chopped finely 1 large garlic clove, minced 1⁄3 cup dry red wine (shiraz or zinfandel) 1⁄3 cup balsamic vinegar ½ tablespoon sugar 1 cup frozen dark cherries, thawed Salt and pepper DIRECTIONS To make the chicken: Preheat oven to 425. Pat chicken dry and rub skin with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 15 minutes before reducing heat to 400 and continuing to roast for 10-20 minutes longer – [...]

Cherry Balsamic Glaze2019-07-11T23:40:14+00:00