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Recipe: Ricotta Toast with Pears and Honey

Recipe from Bon Appetit Ingredients: 1/3 cup whole-milk ricotta 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange zest Pinch of kosher salt 2 teaspoons honey, plus more for drizzling 2 slices multigrain bread, toasted 1 medium Warren pear, thinly sliced (use a mandoline

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Roasted Cumin Chicken Thighs with Fennel, Grapes and Mint

Recipe from Epicurious Ingredients: 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 acorn or delicata squash (about 1 1/2 pounds), halved lengthwise, seeded, cut into

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Farm Focus: Fall Pruning

The fury of the harvest season is over but things have not slowed down with field work in the orchard. Fall is the time when we start preparing the trees for the next two year’s growth and harvest. For the

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Fruit & News of the Week: October 2, 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Emerald Beaut Plum Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with

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Recipe: Toasted Peasant Bread with Melted Comte Cheese, Frog Hollow Warren European Pears, Endives and Walnuts

Recipe Courtesy of Mario Hernandez,  from Order of the Fat Tongue   Makes: 2 Toasts Ingredients: 2 Warren pears, sliced thin 1 small endive, sliced thin 1/4 cup raw walnuts, roughly chopped 12 leaves of whole Italian parsley 2 slices

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Recent Posts

  • Fruit of the Week: October 16, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    Flavor Rich Pluots
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that…

  • Farm Focus: Luther Burbank

    I recently paid a visit to the Luther Burbank Home & Garden in Santa Rosa and thought I would share a little bit about the botanist who helped put northern…

  • Recipe: Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes

    Pear, Oat, Cinnamon, and Ginger Shakes
    from Martha Stewart
    Ingredients
    2 2/3 cups pears peeled, seeded, and chopped
    1 3/4 cups skim milk
    1 cup low-fat butt…

  • Fruit & News of the Week: October 9th, 2017

    Fruit of the Week:
    Flavor Rich Pluots
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    A small pluot about the size of golf ball with deep purple skin and a golden flesh that…

  • Farm Focus: Winterizing Honey Bees

    Kelly Knapp of Miss Bee Haven, who tends several hives at
    Frog Hollow, is busy this time of year! She is preparing the
    bees to weather the winter ahead. She b…