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    Pittman & Davis Empress Plum Jam

      Do you have more Empress Plums on hand than you can eat fresh? Make them into plum jam! Plums are wonderful for making jam because they’re high in pectin (no need to peel the plums first!). Plus, ripe, juicy plums, picked at their peak-season freshness, make a jam so amazingly delicious you’ll find yourself bypassing the grape jelly jar and reaching for the plum jam every time you’re looking for a topping for your toast, English muffins, bagels, biscuits…even over ice cream! Ingredients: 2½ lbs. Pittman & Davis Empress Plums, halved with stones removed 2 Tbsp. lemon or orange juice,…

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    • Risotto Pears and Walnuts Recipe

      Pittman & Davis Cheesy Risotto with Pears & Walnuts

        This fragrant, cheesy dish is perfect for fall. Crunchy walnuts plus the sweet, sliced Pittman & Davis pears of your choice give rich, creamy, savory risotto an autumnal twist. So rich and flavorful, this delicious comfort dish is a meal all by itself. Store leftovers in the fridge up to two days in an airtight container. Ingredients: For the risotto: 5 c. vegetable stock 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter, divided 1 small shallot, diced fine 1⅛ c. short-grained risotto rice ½ c. Gorgonzola cheese, shredded ¼ c. Parmesan cheese, grated Salt and pepper, to taste For the…

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      • Pittman & Davis Plum-Stuffed Pork Loin

          Easy to make and gorgeous to look at, this mouthwatering tenderloin is perfect for an early fall dinner party. Plums are the perfect accompaniment to pork, and our Empress Plums lend a sweet-and-savory tang to the juicy meat that’s sure to be a hit. Serve with rice or new potatoes and a green vegetable. Add sliced lemon partway through cooking as an attractive garnish if you desire. Ingredients: 12 Pittman & Davis Empress Plums, pitted and sliced 1 large boneless pork loin, 4½-5 pounds 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tsp. lemon juice ¼ c. fresh thyme leaves, loosely packed 1…

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        • Homemade Paradise Pineapple Juice

          Pittman & Davis Homemade Paradise Pineapple Juice

            Turn our Paradise Pineapples into a healthy, tropical summer drink! Refreshingly sweet and tangy and loaded with nutrients, homemade pineapple juice is easy to make and great on its own or used to make other drinks (as well as in your favorite Asian-inspired or barbecue recipes). Enjoy this pineapple juice recipe alone or combine it with fresh orange juice for an extra-special breakfast treat, blend it with ginger tea for added spiciness, or make pineapple lemonade to beat the summer heat. And for summer nights, mix it with coconut, rum and lime juice for the classic cocktail, piña colada! Ingredients:…

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          • Pittman & Davis Recipe: Cherry Blossom Cocktail

              This Asian-inspired summer cocktail is fruity, tart and a gorgeous color reminiscent of cherry blossoms. Even better is the cherry flavor, which pairs well with the lime juice. A perfect drink for hot weather! Ingredients: 4 Pittman & Davis Bing Cherries, stemmed and pitted ¼ c. sake 3 Tbsp. tart cherry juice 1 Tbsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. grenadine ½ tsp. cherry-flavored bitters Fresh mint leaves Directions: Muddle the cherries with the grenadine syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker about two-thirds full of ice. Add sake, cherry juice, lime juice, grenadine and bitters. Place lid on shaker; shake until…

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            • Pittman & Davis Recipe: Cherry Cobbler

                Summertime calls for cobblers! Most baked cherry recipes call for tart cherries, but using sweet cherries means you can cut back on how much sugar you use. Sweet cherry cobbler made with Pittman & Davis Bing Cherries, with a crumbly, golden-brown biscuit topping, served warm from the oven with melting vanilla ice cream, is a to-die-for dessert for family and friends that’s so easy to prepare, you’ll make it again and again while cherry season lasts. (It won’t last long, though, so don’t wait!) Ingredients: For the filling: 2½ lbs. Pittman & Davis Bing Cherries, pitted ½ c. sugar 1…

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              • Pittman & Davis Recipe: Mango Lemon Bars

                  This delightfully tangy and tropical take on classic lemon bars makes our Pittman & Davis Florida Red Mangoes the star of the show! Sweet, sour, and buttery, these beautiful lemon bars are ready in less than an hour and perfect for cookouts, picnics, playdates, afternoon tea, and more. The buttery, crumbly crust offsets the creamy custard filling with its fresh mango flavor perfectly and the dusting of powdered sugar adds a touch of elegance as well as sweetness. We doubt these will last long, but leftovers should be stored in the fridge. You can even freeze them for later! Ingredients:…

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                • Pittman & Davis Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cherry Bars

                    Moist, gooey, and so easy to make, this delightful dessert is yummy alone or served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. This rich and dreamy recipe requires only one bowl to prepare and no mixer, so it’s easy to prepare, yet decadent enough for a company dessert or afternoon tea. Ingredients: 1 c. Pittman & Davis Bing Cherries, pitted 1 c. light brown sugar, packed 1 large egg 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 c. all-purpose flour ¼ tsp. salt ¾ c. semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350° Heat butter in a medium, microwave-safe bowl in microwave until…

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                  • Pittman & Davis Pork Tenderloin with Chipotle-Cherry Sauce Recipe

                      Looking for something different for dinner? If you have some extra Pittman & Davis Bing Cherries on hand, you don’t have to save them for dessert – savory Bing cherry recipes are both unique and delicious ways to celebrate summer. If you have no idea what to make for dinner and have less than an hour to get something on the table, add this to your list of pork recipes! Tenderloin recipes are always a great choice because they’re easy to prepare, quick, and usually come out great. Truly, if you’re looking for easy, savory recipes you can serve either…

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                    • Pittman & Davis Florida Red Mango Tropical Trifle Recipe

                        Throwing a summer party? Think tropical trifle recipes! We at Pittman & Davis love showcasing our Red Florida Mangoes in various mango recipes, and this mango trifle is both beautiful to look at and a cool and creamy delight to the palate. If you’re concerned that trifle recipes are complicated, fear not – this mango trifle recipe only looks complicated. Assemble this layered dessert in a grand, glass dish…the gorgeous display it presents, along with its light but decadent layers of delectable fruit and creamy custard is sure to impress your guests. (And who has to know the angel food…

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