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Protecting our Pear Trees from Frost Damage

Protecting our Pear Trees from Frost Damage

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Field Notes, Fresh Fruit, Orchards | 0 comments

Growing the perfect pear is a year-round process of pampering our very special pear trees. The most perilous time for our orchards is also the most promising. March is an extremely fragile time for buds on fruit trees. They are vulnerable to freezing temperatures and frost. In the valley, the last day a frost can occur is typically May 17. That means the...

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Apple and Pear with Chocolate Covered Cherry Hand Pies Recipe

Apple and Pear with Chocolate Covered Cherry Hand Pies Recipe

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Chocolate, Desserts, Recipes | 0 comments

We recently sent Heidi Larsen of FoodieCrush our Valentine’s Day Gift Basket. Instead of instantly devouring the goodies inside, she actually had the patience to make sweet little hand pies. The only thing better than getting presents in the mail is when they’re presents I can eat. And sometimes, when I’m feeling extra generous, I even think about...

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Cheddar and Smoked Summer Sausage Pinwheel Appetizer Recipe

Cheddar and Smoked Summer Sausage Pinwheel Appetizer Recipe

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Appetizers, Cooking, Entertaining, Party Food, Recipes | 0 comments

Filled with snacks both sweet and savory, the Harry’s Gift Box has something for everyone. We recently sent one of these gourmet gift boxes to Julie Deily of The Little Kitchen, and she used the ingredients to create a delicious cheddar and smoked summer sausage pinwheel appetizer that’s perfect for events of all sorts, from birthday parties to game day...

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