Pittman & Davis March 2019 Grove Update

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To grow the best Cara Cara oranges, we spend long days in the grove to ensure that each tree has ideal water, nutrition, drainage, and care. When we see dark green leaves and sturdy branches supporting perfectly ripening Cara Cara oranges like these, we know all our hard work has... more

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Are tangelos good for you?

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A cross between a grapefruit and a tangerine, tangelos have a very distinctive shape and equally unique taste. Sizes vary, with some tangelos having a standard orange size, while some varieties can be as big as a grapefruit. It is widely believed the first hybrid originated from Southeast Asia. Something... more

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DIY – Ruby Red Grapefruit Face Scrub

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To make this easy face scrub all you need is a rubber spatula or long spoon, a blender, one Pittman & Davis Grapefruit, sugar, oil, and an airtight container with lid to store the facial scrub between uses. Ingredients & Preparation 1 Pittman & Davis Ruby Red Grapefruit 1 cup... more

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Pittman & Davis February 2019 Grove Update

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Our Ruby Red Grapefruit are virtually seedless and bursting with sweet, refreshing juice. Their flavor is unmistakably zesty but sweeter than some other grapefruit varieties. The thin skin and thinly walled sections make eating or juicing these sweet, bright red treats a pleasure. Ruby Red Grapefruits start out as dark... more

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DIY – Dark Chocolate Dipped Orange Slices

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Chocolate And Oranges The rich, decadent flavor of chocolate and the sweet, refreshing taste of oranges has been a perfect pairing for ages. In both Italy and Spain, orange slices are dipped in rich melted chocolate for a tasty holiday dessert. And in the 1930s, British candy makers began to... more

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Pittman & Davis January 2019 Grove Update

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A thin skin makes Honeybells easy to peel, but also makes them far more delicate in the field. We cradle each individual Honeybell by hand and pick them by clipping the stem. This method is slower, but we do it to ensure that your Honeybells always arrive in perfect condition.... more

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What’s the difference between Honeybell Oranges and Navel Oranges?

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Not all oranges are created equal. Some are sweeter than the others, some are bigger, some more tart than sweet, some juicier, some are seedless and some more appetizing than other varieties. This is true when comparing the two most popular winter citrus oranges – the premium Honeybell orange and... more

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What’s the difference between a Cara Cara Orange and a Navel Orange?

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Genus citrus from the flowering family Rutaceae is one of the few taxonomic groups where mutation is a common thing. Genetically mutated fruit or bud sports appear and show characteristics that are different compared to the rest of the tree. The same is true for Cara Cara Oranges – a... more

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What are Honeybells?

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When people receive honeybell oranges as a gift they immediately feel special. Why? It is because honeybells are considered rare, premium, and elite fruits in the citrus family. Honeybells are sweet winter citrus fruits with somewhat dimpled, red-orange skin that is easy to peel. They have an identifiable long stem-end... more

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Fruit Cake: A Holiday Tradition

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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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