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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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Easy Baked Pear Recipe With Puff Pastry

Easy Baked Pear Recipe With Puff Pastry

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Baking, Fresh Fruit | 0 comments

This surprisingly simple dish is a must for any home. Our Chef created this baked pear recipe that you can make as a delicious alternative dessert to impress your guests. Plus, it’s a great way to share the incredibly sweet and juicy pears that fall brings us. We used our Royal Riviera® Pears for this baked pear recipe, but if you’re in the...

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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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3 Mouth-Watering Apple Nacho Recipes

3 Mouth-Watering Apple Nacho Recipes

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Fresh Fruit, Recipes | 0 comments

Feast on life and connect with friends when you serve up apple nachos at your next get-together with a little help from Reluctant Entertainer’s Sandy Coughlin. Start with thinly sliced apples. Use any type of apple you like, we recommend Honey Crisp or Fuji. Next, add Moose Munch® Gourmet Popcorn and a sauce made to satisfy a sweet tooth. PrintApple Nachos...

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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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How To Plan The Perfect Picnic

How To Plan The Perfect Picnic

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015 in Entertaining, Fresh Fruit, Gift Ideas | 0 comments

Summer is the perfect season for sharing a flavorful picnic with friends and family in a park, on a campground, or in your own backyard. Maximize the fun and minimize the stress by following this easy picnic guide. From helpful foodie tips to the ease of finding the perfect picnic gift basket, we’ve got you covered. Bring Shareable Picnic Food First things...

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