Popular Varieties of the Perfect Pair

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With so many different types of pears to use for baking, cooking and just plain snacking, pears are a naturally sweet, tasty and healthful treat. It’s no wonder that, on average, pears are growing in popularity as a wholesome, versatile pantry staple. It wasn’t that long ago that we’d have... more

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Are Bartlett Pears Supposed to be Hard?

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There more than a thousand varieties of pears available. Among the most common are the Anjou, Bosc, Comice, Barlett, Concord, Seckel, and Ferrel. Not all pears ripen at the same and some get soft as they ripen like the Comice and Bartlett, while other varieties like Concord and Bosc remain... more

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Are Pears or Apples Healthier?

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Pears and apples are good for our health. They have high fiber content, low calories, are rich in antioxidants, are good sources of vitamin C and are free from saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol. If you want to feel full for a longer period without eating too much food, apples... more

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Which Oranges are the Sweetest?

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We buy oranges because we know they are good sources of vitamins A and C – powerful antioxidants that can help stave off infection and fight common colds. But besides the numerous health benefits of eating nutritious fresh oranges, we can also derive great joy from eating the juiciest, tastiest,... more

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How Much Vitamin C Does A Grapefruit Have?

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Many people consider the white Grapefruit an acquired taste because of its bitter pith and tart flavor with just the bare minimum of underlying sweetness. But did you know that underneath that sour taste is a wide range of essential vitamins and minerals that can protect you from various health... more

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Best Bakery Gifts for Grandparents

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Pittman & Davis is widely known for their fresh, premium-quality fruits and fruit baskets. But did you know that we also have wonderful and mouth-watering baked goods and pastries which you can order online? Now you can start sending bakery gifts to your loved ones from the variety of baked... more

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Can You Eat Nectarine Skin?

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Yes, you can eat the nectarine along with its skin. You can also peel it if you want, other people don’t like the texture and taste of the skin. It’s all up to your preference. Just make sure to wash your nectarine thoroughly, or any fruit for that matter, prior... more

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Are Peaches Good for Weight Loss?

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So are peaches good for weight loss? We’ll get to that a little later, first let me share some nutritional facts about peaches. Peach Nutrition Facts Peaches are low in calories. 100 grams of peaches provides roughly 39 calories and contains no saturated fats. Peaches also contain a number of... more

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Best Fruit for Sending Gifts in the Summer

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There is nothing like a refreshing fruit treat during summertime. Not only are fruits thirst-quenching but they are also a healthy source of vitamins and nutrients. What better way to express love to relatives and friends by sending fruit gifts to enjoy. There are lots of fruits that are in... more

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When are watermelons in season?

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Watermelon is native to Africa and is related to squash, cucumbers, cantaloupe, and pumpkins.   Today, watermelons are grown in almost a hundred countries and come in more than a thousand varieties. Among the most popular varieties are: Seeded – averaging 15 to 45 pounds with medium to large brown or... more

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