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Date Ideas For a Stay-At-Home Valentine’s Day

Date Ideas For a Stay-At-Home Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Cooking, Holidays & Celebrations | 0 comments

Date Ideas to Make Your Valentine Blush Valentine’s Day is less than a week away. Hopefully, you already wrapped your gift for him or her. But have you made dinner or brunch plans yet? February 14th is a Sunday, after all. The best date ideas are the simplest ones. Change things up, skip the restaurant and instead, have a romantic date night at home. It’ll...

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How to Poach Pears

How to Poach Pears

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Cooking, Fresh Fruit | 0 comments

Whether you find yourself with a slight surplus of pears or you’re in the mood to do something different with your favorite juicy fruit, spruce up any meal by topping it off with this simple and elegant treat. How To Poach Pears Start with firm, ripe pears. Peel and simmer them over medium heat in a solution that’s one part sugar to two parts liquid. You...

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How To Cut Pears And Impress Any Guest

How To Cut Pears And Impress Any Guest

Posted by on Oct 3, 2015 in Cooking, Fresh Fruit | 0 comments

Fall entertaining can be filled with delicious appetizers and mouthwatering spreads, and now you can make an even greater impression with juicy, sweet pears cut into incredible, edible works of arts. Chef Tim Keller artfully demonstrates how to cut pears to complete the perfect presentation. How To Cut Pears Classic Cut This cut (see above image) allows...

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How To Ripen Pears

How To Ripen Pears

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Cooking, Fresh Fruit | 0 comments

It’s no secret that we love pears at Harry & David. This sweet, juicy, and delectable fruit is where our roots are planted, and after 80 years of hand-picking and hand-packing millions, it’s probably safe to say that we know a few tips and tricks on how to ripen pears. How To Ripen Pears Cold Storage Unlike many other tree-borne fruits, pears ripen...

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Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders Recipe

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sliders Recipe

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Cooking, Recipes | 0 comments

Sizzle up your cooking with this delectable dish from Skinnytaste Cookbook author Gina Homolka. We asked Gina to put her culinary skills to work and whip up something truly satisfying using our own Oregon Trail Barbeque Sauce. Always impressive, her responding pulled pork recipe was delicious completed with the perfect sauce for any grilled entrée: our...

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How to Cook a Steak the Right Way

How to Cook a Steak the Right Way

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Cooking | 0 comments

Cooking steak can be a challenge, but with these tips you can rule the grill and kitchen. Determining the best way to cook steak will be a matter of preference, and you might have to try out a few methods before you decide for yourself. Luckily, each attempt ends with (hopefully) a delicious steak. How to Prepare Steak Trim the excess fat off your steak...

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