To The Core

No Bad Days with CheffyK & CA

Posted by Lorinda Oscarson on Jul 11, 2017 9:07:49 AM

When you live in the heart of cherry country you sometimes forget to enjoy the bountiful harvest nature has to offer. But this week Chelan Fresh had the opportunity to pair our world famous Chelan Fresh cherries with the culinary creativity of CheffyK & CA. Their recipes inspire you to step back in the kitchen and do some quick, dicing, chopping and mixing to create amazing appetizers, entrees and desserts from scratch.

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Topics: cherries

Frozen cherry treats: 9 refreshing recipes to cool off this summer

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Jul 6, 2017 1:04:27 PM

Beat the heat with some cherry-spiked recipes to cool off when sun is high. We’ve rounded up recipes to help you use up those summer cherries while lowering the temperature a few degrees.

Popsicles, ice creams, frozen yogurt… all the classics are there, as well as some more original treats. There’s a little something for everyone!

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Topics: cherries

Cherries: Freeze and Store

Posted by Meg Raines on Jul 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

People forget that you can freeze and store cherries simply and easily!

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Topics: cherries

Meet the Grower: David Taber Jr.

Posted by Meg Raines on Jul 3, 2017 9:48:04 AM

Chelan Fresh is proud to represent the growers of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties in Washington State. Each month we will introduce them to you in our “Meet the Grower” series. Check in regularly with our blog - To the Core - to find out what’s happening in the orchards that produce some of Washington’s Finest Mountain Grown Fruit.

This month we are talking with David Taber, Jr. from Oroville, Washington. 

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Topics: cherries, Meet the Grower

Dad loves cherries: delicious ideas for a Father's Day treat

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Jun 15, 2017 12:04:28 PM

Lucky for dads around the country, Father’s Day falls right during cherry season!

This Sunday, treat your pops to a special cherry-filled treat. Not only is this highly seasonal fruit bursting with vitamins and antioxidants, it’s also wonderfully flavorful and versatile.

We’ve rounded up some of our best recipes to help you say  “I love you dad” in the tastiest possible way.

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Topics: cherries, holiday

Meet the Grower: Johnny Griggs

Posted by Meg Raines on Jun 5, 2017 3:15:56 PM

Chelan Fresh is proud to represent the growers of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties in Washington State. Each month we will introduce them to you in our “Meet the Grower” series. Check in regularly with our blog - To the Core - to find out what’s happening in the orchards that produce some of Washington’s Finest Mountain Grown Fruit.

This month we are talking with Johnny Griggs from Griggs Orchard in Orondo, Washington.

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Topics: cherries, apples, Meet the Grower

Cherries For Breakfast: 10 recipes to start your day right!

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on May 12, 2017 10:43:58 AM

It’s official: cherry season has arrived! As we speak, market stalls are filling with these dark crimson beads just begging to be brought home and devoured.

There are many reasons to eat cherries. They’re a good source of vitamin C, fiber and potassium, and are celebrated for being rich in antioxidants. Research has even shown that they can help reduce pain and inflammation associated with arthritis and gout. Oh, and they’re sweet and absolutely delicious!

Get off on the right foot and start your day with some cherries. We’ve rounded up 10 recipes to help you integrate them at breakfast time. Don’t wait too long to try them out; cherries are very seasonal and will be gone before you know it.

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Topics: cherries

Meet the Grower: Steve Stamps

Posted by Meg Raines on May 4, 2017 2:28:12 PM

Chelan Fresh is proud to represent the growers of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties in Washington State. In the coming months we will regularly introduce them to you in our “Meet the Grower” series. Check in regularly with our blog
- To The Core - to find out what’s happening in the orchards that produce some of Washington’s Finest Mountain Grown Fruit.

This month we caught up with Steve Stamps and talked about the challenges facing small growers and how altitude can impact the growing season.

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Topics: apples, pears, Meet the Grower

Kitchen Hack: How to Stop Apples and Pears from Browning

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Apr 17, 2017 12:21:05 PM

It’s a classic tale. You chop, dice, slice or shave a raw apple or pear for your child or to use in a recipe only to have it turn brown and unappealing minutes later. Why does this happen? And more importantly, how can you prevent it?

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Topics: apples, pears

Meet the Grower: Richard Thomason

Posted by Meg Raines on Mar 29, 2017 9:55:35 PM

Chelan Fresh is proud to represent the growers of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties in Washington State. In the coming months we will regularly introduce them to you in our “Meet the Grower” series. Check in regularly with our blog -  To The Core - to find out what’s happening in the orchards that produce some of Washington’s Finest Mountain Grown Fruit.

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Topics: apples, pears, Meet the Grower