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    How to Be a Good Dinner Guest

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information Gift Guidance

    Did your boss invite you to a holiday party at her home? Or maybe you’re getting together with your future in-laws for the first time. It doesn’t even have to be a high-pressure event – a friend who invites you to watch a game will appreciate simple courtesy. No matter whom your host is, behaving as a good dinner guest will leave a good impression and ensure you’re invited back again! Here are just a few rules to keep in mind when you receive an invitation: Rule #1: RSVP! Too many people don’t do it at all, and many others…

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  • Gifts for Graduation

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    Looking for a gift to make the graduate in your life feel special? Graduations are big life moments. Finishing high school is considered the turning point from childhood to adulthood, while graduating from college is a time for them pursue their dreams in the real world. Then there are those…

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  • What’s the Difference Between Vegetables and Fruit?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information Gift Guidance

    Say you’ve decided to order fruits from Pittman & Davis, either for yourself or as a fruits gift for someone else. But before you send fruits as a gift to someone, ask yourself this: how do you know if what you’re order is a fruit? How do you know it’s…

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  • New Year’s Lucky Foods

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Why do we look forward to New Year’s Eve so much? Probably in part because ringing in a new year offers an opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings. Whether you plan on greeting 2022 with a large gathering of friends and family or celebrate in a more intimate…

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  • What to Make on Christmas Morning?

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    ‘Tis the season for holiday gift basket catalogues to arrive en masse, and no wonder…when loved ones live at a distance or your social distancing at home, sending Christmas gifts by mail is the perfect option for letting people know you care. The question is, what to send? Before you…

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  • Which Smoked Meats are Best?

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    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!…

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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…

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  • Order Holiday Gifts Early in 2021

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    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…

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  • When is a Good Time to Send a Gift Basket?

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    When is a good time to send a gift basket? You’re better off asking, when isn’t it a good time to send a gift basket! Did the holidays creep up on you, or did a special event (like a birthday or anniversary) you’re your mind? We get it – between…

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  • Unique Gift Baskets for Thanksgiving

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    For the second year in a row, Americans are faced with the challenge of celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday within pandemic guidelines. If you find this year that you have to eschew the sprawling, traditional gathering of extended family and loved ones for a smaller-scale Thanksgiving, take heart – there are…

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