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Recipe: Moraga Pear Pie

Contra Costa County has a rich history of pear cultivation. “This blue ribbon recipe comes from 82 year-old Jean Podell who won Moraga, California’s pear recipe contest.” via The Splendid Table   INGREDIENTS: 1 unbaked prepared pie shell for open-face

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Recipe: Oatmeal Pancakes With Pears & Pecans

Recipe via Serious Eats Ingredients: 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup (5 ounces) all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons sugar, divided 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup milk 4 tablespoon unsalted butter, divided 3 ripe

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Fruit of the Week: December 18, 2017

Fruit of the week:   Pink Lady Apples Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA Pink Lady is a cross between the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams. They are a crisp and juicy apple with a tart finish. Pink skins and a

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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 buttermilk 2/3 cup rolled or quick-cooking oats 1/3 cup ice cubes 2 tablespoons plus

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 11th 2017

This Week’s Fruit: August Flame Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA The Autumn Flame brings a truly nostalgic peach sweetness. It is naturally more firm, but softens beautifully if aged properly on the kitchen counter. It becomes almost as meltingly

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