This week we received fennel, red pears and apples in our baskets. I decided to try a more autumnal version of fresh fennel slaw by making an apple cider vinaigrette to dress it. It came together rather quickly and only needed to rest for 30 minutes for the flavors to […]
Pearsauce! I have made applesauce for years for my family. I was looking at the bowl of pears that sat on my counter and thought, hmmm, pearsauce! This was my first attempt at making it and my family loves it! I peeled and diced the pears and slowly simmered it […]
What to do with Pears?
I have never been impressed with pears. I thought they were mush….like baby food. Well if you have store bought packaged pears, they are! A fresh pear with a dab of yogurt and bountiful baskets granola is a wonderful breakfast, afternoon snack, or quick dinner if you forgot dinner before […]
Pear-Lime Water Infusion
Infusing fruit flavors into water is one trick I use it make water just a little more fun. Our bodies need to replenish water that is lost due to perspiration, through regular trips to the bathroom, and even through breathing. Dehydration, even mild, can be the cause for fatigue, dry […]
This is a quick and easy recipe for a cross between a tart and a pie. You have all the flavors of an apple pie with the crisp sweet addition of pears. And to save on the pie crusts, use a crumble topping instead.
Pears, Pears, and more Pears!
My family loves pears, so when the case of Bartlett pears was available I was sure to get one! I have made crock pot applesauce before and my family was in love with it! It tastes SO much better than regular applesauce that you can buy at the store. I […]
Miranda – Pizza and a Movie
Pizza and a movie…seems so simple right? Where do I start? My refrigerator of course! I have Gala and Granny Smith apples from the last couple lunch box packs, lots of cheese (I think we could open a cheese shop), and a nub of fresh ginger from my last juice […]
Canning Lid Tarts
“Use it up- wear it out- make it do or do without”. This old pioneer adage is repeated so often in my house my kids start rolling their eyes before I even get to the “up”. I try to make it apply to school supplies, new clothes, cars, and even […]
Facebook Apple and Pear Recipe Roundup
“Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.” — Henry David Thoreau, Wild Apples Apples, apples, apples. Truth? I have to seriously be in the mood to just go pick up an apple and eat it. I do like apples, though. It’s just that they end up sitting around on […]
Pears with Cheese Please
Pears and Cheese seems to be so many people’s favorite! We collected lots of fun pear ideas for you from our facebook page