To The Core

Kitchen Hack: How to Pit Cherries

Posted by Meg Raines and Elizabeth Williams on Jul 18, 2018 10:36:13 AM

Nothing beats using fresh cherries while they’re in-season and plentiful but pitting them can be a challenge. To help you learn how to pit cherries like a pro, we’ve put together five different methods to pit cherries without a pitter.

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Topics: cherries

Women in Agriculture - Gwynne Godwin

Posted by Meg Raines on Jul 5, 2018 2:14:27 PM

Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our blog series “Women in Agriculture” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry.

This month we spoke with Gwynne Godwin of Box Canyon Fruit in the Okanogan Valley.

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Topics: Meet the Grower

Cherries: Freeze and Store

Posted by Meg Raines on Jul 2, 2018 10:45:00 AM

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

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Topics: cherries

Cherries love Tajiín

Posted by Lorinda Oscarson on Jul 2, 2018 10:40:45 AM

This little bottle of Tajín Seasoning packs a big punch! And when you pair it with our Chelan Fresh cherries it adds a zing, making for a savory and tangy snack all in one bite.

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Topics: cherries

Cherries for breakfast: cherry recipes for the morning

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Jun 18, 2018 12:27:04 PM

It’s cherry season! Including cherries in your breakfast is a simple way to add nutrition to your meal, please your family, and put a smile on your face. 

We’ve rounded up our best cherry breakfast recipes to help you start the day in a delicious way.

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Topics: Recipes, cherries, breakfast

Women in Agriculture - Deb Stennes

Posted by Meg Raines on Jun 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our blog series “Women in Agriculture” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry. 

This month we checked in with Deb Stennes to find out about her family and their long history of growing apples in the area.

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Topics: Meet the Grower

Summer salad recipes

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on May 11, 2018 11:20:54 AM

Getting hot outside? Time for some crisp, refreshing summer salads!

Not only are fiber and vitamin-rich salads healthy, but they’re easy to take to a picnic in the park or bring to a family barbecue. We’ve rounded up our favorite summer salad recipes that feature apples, pears and cherries.

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Topics: Recipes, cherries, apples, pears, appetizer

Women in Agriculture - Paige Hake

Posted by Meg Raines on May 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our blog series “Women in Agriculture” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry. 

This month we checked in with Paige Hake the daughter of organic grower Orlin Knutson. Their family orchard is located in Mattawa Washington, about an hour northeast of Yakima.

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Topics: Meet the Grower

Our best recipes for baking with apples

Posted by Elizabeth Williams on Apr 11, 2018 2:47:35 PM

Apples are perfect for baking. They can be used in so many different ways! 

We’ve had a tasty time creating delicious recipes for baking with apples. Here are our favorites:

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Topics: apples

Women in Agriculture - Megan Azzano

Posted by Meg Raines on Apr 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Many of the orchards in Chelan valley are a family affair, with women playing a critical role in running smooth operations and growing the business. In our blog series “Women in Agriculture” we sit down with them to discuss their roles and thoughts on the industry. 

This month we checked in with Megan Azzano. Megan and her husband Mike own and operate a family orchard and fruit stand in the Omak area.

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Topics: Meet the Grower