Pittman & Davis December 2021 Grove Update

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Fresh from the Sunbelt: Our citrus this Winter is looking truly amazing! The dryer climate conditions as well as the cooler weather has the fruit changing into beautiful colors. Our citrus has surpassed last years brix/sugar levels and is extremely tasty. Our Sol Zest Mandarins are eating deliciously sweet this... more

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Which Smoked Meats are Best?

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smoked ham

For thousands of years people have smoked meats to add flavor and make the meat last longer. With modern methods of preserving meats (i.e. refrigeration) we’re not so dependent on smoking as we were, but it makes the meat taste so darn delicious we’re happy to keep doing it, anyway!... more

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How Tamales Became a Holiday Tradition

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Holiday Tamales

Among our customer Christmas Favorites at Pittman & Davis are our top-rated spicy Tamales! Does that surprise you? It won’t once you taste them – this savory best-seller is made with premium and falling-apart tender pork, beef and chicken, redolent with fresh Mexican spices and surrounded by a thin, moist... more

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How to Use Up All Your Apples

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fuji apples

Did you recently get an apple fruit box from Pittman & Davis? If so, lucky you! If you buy Fuji apples regularly, we can guarantee you’ll appreciate the difference between a big Fuji Apple from your local grocery store chain and one from our orchards. If it never occurred to... more

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Mandarins, Tangerines, Clementines: What’s the Difference?

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It’s round and orange, but is it an orange? Color aside (fun fact: the color was named for the fruit, not the fruit for the color, but that’s another story), oranges have a distinctive tangy-sweet flavor that can’t be mistaken for anything else. In some varieties it may be sweeter, in others... more

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Pittman & Davis November 2021 Grove Update

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Fresh from the Sunbelt: This season’s fruit is expected to be quite large and lovely! While we did have a freeze this year, all looks to have been recovered and producing wonderfully. We look forward to this amazing season of sweet, extra-juicy, and large Rio Ruby Red Grapefruit. more

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Facts/Uses for Clementines

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You know those tangerines you bought at the grocery store? They may actually be Clementines. The terms “Clementine” and Tangerine” are often used interchangeably in the US, but they’re not the same fruit. Tangerines are actually a variety of mandarin (one of the original citrus fruits, along with pomelos and... more

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Brunch & Breakfast Gift Ideas

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With the pandemic preventing an in-person celebration last Christmas, a member of our staff elected to send her brother and his family our highly rated Christmas Breakfast, containing Buckwheat Pancake Mix, real Northwoods Maple Syrup, tender and flavorful Smoked Canadian Bacon, and a selection of our famous sugar-sweet Ruby Red... more

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3 Big (and Surprising) Health Benefits from Pears

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Are you pumped for pear season? You should be – while apples (the quintessential fall fruit) have a reputation for keeping the doctor away, pears (the “other” fall fruit) also do their part in keeping you healthy. In fact, some of pears most powerful health benefits directly address our greatest... more

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Order Holiday Gifts Early in 2021

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Have you heard? Predictions for on-time delivery of packages and cards this coming holiday season aren’t much better than last year’s. Maybe things won’t be quite as bleak as predicted, but if you’ve been browsing Pittman & Davis’s catalog for food gifts to send by mail this holiday season, sooner... more

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