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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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Farm Focus: The History of the Pear

We love our pears at Frog Hollow! Pears are one of the world’s oldest and most beloved fall fruits. Cultivation of most modern pear varieties began as early as the 17th century in Europe and Asia, while early pear records

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 26th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  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 has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Hosui Asian Pears

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Fruit & News of the Week: September 19th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  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 has an excellent balance of acidity and sweetness. Hosui Asian Pears

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