Fruit Cake: A Holiday Tradition

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Baked Goods

After recently seeing the movie “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” I was reminded of how lucky I have been to grow up in a large family with whom to learn, share stories, and celebrate holidays. Of the many holidays my family and I celebrate together, the grandest and most memorable is always... more

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Is it safe to ship grapefruit to a diabetic?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grapefruit, Grapefruit Benefits, Grapefruit Diet, Healthy Lifestyle

Some people’s faces still cringe and scrunch up because they find grapefruit bitter and too acidic for their liking, but everyone knows that the numerous Texas grapefruit varieties (white grapefruit, pink grapefruit and red grapefruit) are packed with vitamins and minerals that help the body fight off diseases. The Grapefruit... more

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Gift Guidance

Christmas season is fast approaching and it’s never too early to start coming up with holiday gifting ideas. Choosing fine foods as gifts is always a great choice and here are some of our suggestions: Mimi’s Christmas Christmas at grandma’s house has always been special. Aside from the traditional Christmas... more

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Is Grapefruit Good For You?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grapefruit

If you are a fruit lover, then it is likely that you have had your share of the sweet, tangy, refreshingly bitter, juicy grapefruit. They are often available year round but the best ones (specifically the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit) are available from December until February. The combination of flavor,... more

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Pittman & Davis November Grove Update

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Our love of farming and dedication to the land that supports it, not only preserves open space filled with plant life, but helps us harvest remarkable crops like these Ruby Red Grapefruit. Well before fruit appears, we spend long days pruning trees, giving them proper nutrition, and efficiently delivering their... more

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DIY Grapefruit Face Scrub

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: DIY

One of the most popular and easy ways to eat grapefruit is by cutting the fruit in half, cutting around each segment with a pairing knife, then eating each tasty bite with a spoon. This easy DIY grapefruit face scrub is a perfect way to use the vitamin-rich flesh and... more

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Fruits With the Most Fiber

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grapefruit, Grapefruit Nutrition

When I was a kid my mom always told me to eat grapefruits other citrus fruits and vegetables so I would grow healthy and strong. Back then I believed my mom so I gladly ate sweet oranges and grapefruit not only because I was told they were good for me,... more

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Grapefruit vs. Navel Oranges: Top 5 Differences

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grapefruit, Grapefruit Benefits, Grapefruit Calories, Healthy Lifestyle, Navel Oranges

Certain foods, especially fruits, can have a special place in our hearts as they often remind us of childhood, good times, or our favorite seasons. Citrus fruits are particularly good at this game because of their floral scents, bright citrus colors, and combinations of both sweet and tart flavors. The... more

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What is the difference between a Cara Cara and Navel Orange?

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Navel Oranges, Texas Citrus, Texas Oranges

The outside appearance of a Cara Cara Orange is very similar to the sweet Navel Orange. Both are medium-large oranges with slightly thick, bright orange, glossy rinds that are roughly pitted and somewhat pebbled. While they may look the same from the outside, if you cut them open side by... more

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Pittman & Davis October Grove Update

By: The Pittman & Davis Team | 0 Comments | | Category: Grove Update

Early morning light reaches into a row of trees in the grapefruit grove. The trees are planted in long rows to capture maximum light, and for efficient irrigation. When measuring the current grapefruit crop, we see that the fruit is attaining good size. This grapefruit will be ready to harvest... more

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