We love our fruit orchard. We inherited it when we purchased this farm several years ago. There are apple trees, nut trees, pear and peach trees, grapes, black raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. So, we have had to learn alot about fruit and we are continuing to learn all the time. it is that time of […]
I like fresh pears but they are something I only like to eat once in awhile. We have pear trees and always harvest more than we can eat. One way to preserve them is by dehydrating them.
Pears are relatively simple to work with and there are only a couple of things to keep in mind. First, you need to wait until they are ready. Picking them too early results in very hard, difficult to work with produce. It takes some patience and there is a fine line between when they are […]
Fresh fruit in Alaska can get expensive, organic fruit even more so. So when Costco has cases of organic pears for less than $2.50 per pound, you buy a case and get to work on no sugar canned pears. Try out this oh-so-easy recipe today!
This delicious Pear and Blackberry Crisp recipe is easy to make and perfect for fall evenings! Bake it in a cast iron skillet for a beautiful down home presentation. Serve it up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you have homemade dessert perfection!
One of our favorite side (or main) dishes during the pear harvest. This may be the best tasting stuffing you’ve ever had. Made with fresh ingredients from the garden and a small contribution from your yearly meat harvest. If you have seasonings in the cupboard, you won’t need a trip to the store for this […]