Pears

  • Hale Groves Pear Ginger Chia Smoothie

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    Pear season is here, and you can find all your favorite varieties at Hale Groves! Wondering what to do with the excess? This smoothie recipe is nutritious, creamy, and substantial – a perfect breakfast treat for those on the go. Even better, it’s vegan, gluten-free, and packed with nutrients. Enjoy!…

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  • Fresh Fruit Storage Tips

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    A strong argument can be made that fresh, whole fruit is the perfect snack. Its fresh flavor satisfies our sweet tooth while it’s many vitamins and nutrients keep us healthy. Fruit definitely should be a staple of any healthy diet, but with produces prices rising, it is important to store…

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  • Healthy Apple Pear Cake

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    Got apples and pears to use up? This healthy cake is perfect for dessert or with your morning coffee! No eggs or butter necessary…it’s moist and flavorful thanks to the fruit inside. Chopped pecans give it a bit of crunch, while fragrant cinnamon adds a taste of autumn. Ingredients: 3…

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  • Bacon Pear Salad with Parmesan Garlic Dressing

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    The warm, comforting flavors will win over the pickiest eaters in your family, guaranteed! An elegant side dish for any menu, this unique salad blends sweet pears with savory bacon and cheese with a tasty dressing that will elevate any meal. Whether you serve it for a weeknight dinner or…

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  • 5 Uses for Bartlett Pears

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts Gift Ideas Healthy Eating

    Pear season is almost here, and one of the first varieties in line are our bountiful Bartletts! One of the world’s most popular pear varieties, Bartlett Pears are large with the classic pear-shape: rounded bottom half tapering to a small, curved neck. When Bartletts are mature but not yet fully…

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  • When are Comice Pears in Season?

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts Healthy Eating

    Comice Pears are a holiday classic and the perfect gift for any friend or family member. Grown in an orchard in the Pacific Northwest by harvesters who share Hale Groves? passion for product quality, these lovely fruits make the ideal addition to the festive season. Comice Pears are the first…

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  • Perfect Pairings for Comice Pears

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    Comice pears are curvaceous orbs of sweetness colored bright green with accents of russet red. More aromatic than its cousins the Anjou, Barlett and Bosc pears, the Comice has a unique texture that changes as it ripens. Michael Engel, chef-owner of Pastiche Bistro and Wine Bar in Milwaukee is a…

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  • Good Nutrition News about Comice Pears

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Healthy Eating

    While all pears fall into the same category nutritionally, the Comice Pear stands head and shoulders above its well-known cousins, the Anjou, Bartlett and Bosc pear. The nutritional components may be similar, but the taste of the Comice is what sets it apart as superior. Nutritionally, pears are commonly grouped…

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  • What are Comice Pears?

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    Comice Pears are a variety of pear created in the mid-1800s in France. The official name of the Comice is ?Doyenne du Comice?. Since that time, it has come to be produced commercially in the United States. The four most common pears produced in the US are: Anjou, Bartlett, Bosc…

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  • Recipe Ideas for Fresh Comice Pears

    By: The Hale Groves Team | On: | Category: Fruit Facts

    You’ve been blessed to receive a gift of Comice Pears! You are enjoying their delicate sweet flavor but have been wondering about others ways of eating your pears. Because of their delicate fragrance, beautiful skin and juicy, velvety flesh, Comice pears are the perfect compliment to many dishes and can…

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