Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad


Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad is an easy to make spinach salad with crisp apples, pears and strawberries hidden throughout. Topped with feta cheese, crunchy pecans and tossed in a delicious apple cider dressing! Recipe and photography by Alyssa Rivers (The Recipe Critic) via USA Pears. Ingredients Salad: 4 cups spinach 1 cup strawberries, sliced 1 apple, sliced (I used honey crisp) 1 pear, sliced Apple Cider Poppyseed Dressing: ½ cup apple cider 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Honey 1 teaspoon poppyseeds ¼ cup feta cheese ¼ cup chopped pecans Directions In a large bowl, [...]

Strawberry, Apple, and Pear Spinach Salad2022-06-17T19:46:15+00:00

Curried Pear & Pumpkin Soup


Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients: 1 canned pumpkin 15oz 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. butter 1 large yellow onion chopped (1 ½ cups) 2 ½ tsp. yellow curry powder 1 tsp. turmeric 1 tsp. garam marsala ½ tsp. ground ginger Pinch of nutmeg 2 cups peeled, chopped D’Anjou pears (about 3 pears) 1 ½ cups water 1 clove of garlic 4 cups vegetable stock ½ tsp. salt Fresh ground pepper to taste 1.5 cups of cubed Yukon Gold potatoes Directions: Heat olive oil and butter in a large heavy bottomed pot on medium heat. Add the onion, spices, and garlic. Sautee [...]

Curried Pear & Pumpkin Soup2022-06-17T19:46:36+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

Red Anjou Pear Bites


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.

Red Anjou Pear Bites2022-06-17T19:47:38+00:00

Pear and Brie Pizza


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 [...]

Pear and Brie Pizza2022-06-17T19:47:48+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

Cherry Quinoa Bowl with Cherry Dressing


Recipe by: Annessa Chumbley, RD Ingredients 1 cup cooked quinoa 3/4 cup Chelan Fresh cherries, pitted and halved 1/4 cup sliced red onion 1-2 cups fresh spinach 2 tablespoons crumbled feta 1 blood orange, sliced 2 teaspoons chopped pistachios Cherry Dressing 5 Chelan Fresh cherries, pitted 3-4 tablespoons avocado oil 1 blood orange, peeled 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt drizzle pure maple syrup, optional Method Add ingredients for the salad around a bowl, sprinkling pistachios over everything. In a small blender or food processor, add ingredients for dressing. Blend on high until smooth. Add maple syrup only if dressing needs an added touch [...]

Cherry Quinoa Bowl with Cherry Dressing2022-06-17T19:49:26+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

Rainier Cherry Beef Carnitas Sandwiches


Recipe by: Chef Lenny, @whosagoodlizard Juicy, cherries and tender beef-browned and cooked until fork tender. Including Instant Pot & traditional slow cooker methods. Servings: 04 Preparation: 20 minutes Cook time:  1 hour Instant Pot 8-10 hours if using traditional method included below. Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 3 lbs. beef stew meat (chuck roast) 1.5 to 2 cups pitted chopped Rainier Cherries (fresh or frozen) 4 cloves of garlic minced 2 jalapenos diced 1 large shallot diced 1 8oz box mushrooms chopped 1/2 cup of water 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. white pepper 1 tsp. each, cumin, paprika, chili [...]

Rainier Cherry Beef Carnitas Sandwiches2022-06-17T19:50:02+00:00

Rainier Cherry Dutch Baby, with Pumpkin Spice & Oat Milk


Recipe by: Chef Lenny, @whosagoodlizard Dutch Baby or German Pancakes are a lot like a giant pop over.  Paired with some deliciously sweet Rainier cherries, and a dash of powdered sugar, I doubt you would even need syrup! Servings: 4 Preparation: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Instructions 15 pitted and halved Rainier cherries 4 eggs 1 cup oat milk 1 cup all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 1 tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. pumpkin spice seasoning* 1/3 stick of butter *DIY Pumpkin Spice Mix 3 tbsp. ground cinnamon 2 tsp. ground ginger 2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. ground [...]

Rainier Cherry Dutch Baby, with Pumpkin Spice & Oat Milk2022-06-17T19:50:17+00:00
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