Bartlett Pear Fritters with Sweet Lemon Ricotta
The Red Bartlett pear makes a delightful and colorful side dish when combined with summer corn, tart strawberries, and fresh basil. Serve this salad with any type of grilled meat or fish.
This dynamic entree salad was created by renowned chef Ethan Stowell.
Red Bartlett pears steal the attention in this delicious chicken salad.
This recipe was developed by Mark Porcaro of Top of the Hub Restaurant in Boston.
Delicious condiment for meat and fish dishes.
Spicy pepper jack and tangy blue cheese melt smoothly into fresh basil and pear.
Fresh pears are found in the middle layer of these simple bar cookies.
Small nuggets of ripe pear are a surprise in either bite-sized or full size muffins.
MILWAUKIE, Ore. (September 7, 2023) – With harvest underway throughout the four growing regions, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) announces the […]
MILWAUKIE, Ore. (September 1, 2022) – With harvest underway throughout the four growing regions, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) announces the first […]
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PORTLAND, Ore. – September 8, 2021 – With harvest in full swing throughout the four growing regions of the Pacific Northwest, […]
Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LD, CLEC shares three tactics to help you increase your fruit intake through a stocked fruit bowl.
Taking place on Saturday, December 5, the fifth year of World Pear Day promises to be extra special! Here is how you can pear-ticipate!
USA Pears to focus on digital events for worldwide celebration PORTLAND, Ore. – November 10, 2020 – Pear Bureau Northwest […]
Augmented Reality Filter Shows Consumers Their ‘Pearsonality’ PORTLAND, Ore. – October 15, 2020 – USA Pears has officially launched a […]
PORTLAND, Ore. – August 20, 2020 – After careful evaluation, the pear industry is releasing the first official estimate of […]
Randy Kiyokawa Parkdale, OR Pear Country – Land of Opportunity Oregon pear grower Randy Kiyokawa says if it weren’t for […]
Jon and Debra Laraway Hood River, OR USA Pear Growers Jon and Debra Laraway: Lucky in Love with PEARS The […]
Gift of the Gods: Pear History 101 While traces of pears have been found in prehistoric areas in Switzerland, the […]
Growing The rich volcanic soils, long, warm days, and cool nights of the Pacific Northwest creates an ideal climate for […]
For Washington and Oregon’s nearly 900 pear growers, tending pear trees is a way of life. Many orchards have been […]
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General Questions | Pear Ripening | Flavor and Cooking General Questions Where are USA Pears grown? The pears I find in […]
When you taste a sweet, juicy, ripe pear or smell its aroma it’s easy to see why this fruit has […]
A Ripe Pear is a Sweet Pear A little known fact about the pear is that it is one of […]
Worldwide pear sampling event returns for 4th year Access approved images, logos and retailer tools HERE PORTLAND, Ore. – November […]
A homemade gluten-free dough with some salt and pepper, topped with some sliced pears and veggies, no one can say no to this pizza.
This pear jam is simple and versatile – you can use different varieties of pears each time you make it.
This pretty purple and green pear smoothie celebrates spring with fresh greens and sweet basil layered with deep purple berries.
Learn to make Mexico’s iconic Independence Day dish of poblano chiles stuffed with fresh and dried fruits.
American Heart Association® confirms all 10 varieties of USA Pears Heart-Check Certified PORTLAND, Ore. – December 13, 2018 – Following […]
Here is a recipe for bone-in roast turkey breast brushed with a homemade ancho chile BBQ sauce that’s sweetened with pears.
Stay tuned for Pear-fect Tips and Recipes all season long with Amy Smart. Videos are available for download here PORTLAND, […]
View and download the full crop estimate PORTLAND, Ore. (August 13, 2018) – On August 1, Northwest pear growers released […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (June 12, 2018) – As part of the annual Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) meeting held in Portland, OR […]
Portland, Ore. (October 23, 2017) – Pear Bureau Northwest is excited to present the award for 2017 Pear Retailer of the Year to Sprouts […]
USA Pear Growers Jon and Debra Laraway: Lucky in Love with PEARS The American Northwest is a place where little […]
Bartlett and Bosc pears certified Heart-Healthy by the American Heart Association® Portland, Oregon– October 5, 2016 – After a […]
Representatives from around the world get firsthand experience Portland, Ore. – (August 23, 2016) Last week during Northwest Bartlett harvest, […]
2016 Northwest Fresh Pear Crop Estimate Slight drop in crop expected from Washington and Oregon in 2016 PORTLAND, Ore. (June […]
Marzipan Pear Hand Pies Marzipan Pear Hand Pies – Buttery, flaky pie crust and a filling of sweet, aromatic pears and […]
Pear Shrub with Vanilla and Cardamom
Delicata Squash, Pear, Arugula and Pomegranate Salad
Wegmans receives recognition for pear category performance strategies that led to sales increase Portland, Ore. (October 24, 2015) – On […]
Pear Slices with Goat Cheese
Pear Carrot and Coconut Muffins
These mini gourmet turkey and pear burgers will soon become a grilling favorite.
…Keeping your gut healthy is key to helping maintaining strong immune and nervous systems. Much of the fiber in fresh pears is […]
These pork and pear lettuce wraps require just 20 minutes from start to finish and are full of sweet, salty, and tangy flavors.
Fresh USA Pear slices, shaved ham, and fragrant basil make the perfect summer toppings for this lighter (but no less delicious) version of this beloved meal.
These delicious pear and blueberry pie bars have all the wonderful flavors of a fresh-baked summer pie, but require much less work as well as less oven time.
This salad goes well on sandwiches, or as a side salad.
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Spice-Roasted Chicken and Pears
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Commonly referred to by their French name, “d’ Anjou,” Anjou pears are the second-most recognizable pear variety in the United States. It’s the most abundant variety, which means you’ll find Green Anjou pears on produce stands in the U.S. nearly year round.
Pears are one of the world’s oldest cultivated and beloved fruits. In 5,000 B.C., Feng Li, a Chinese diplomat, abandoned […]
Harvest – Harvest of USA Pears begins in August with Bartletts and continues through September and October with winter varieties. […]
This is the perfect drink to hand your guests as they arrive at your holiday gathering.
These delicious and juicy burgers are perfect for a summer cookout.
Try this recipe for poaching pears in the spring or summer.
This recipe was developed by Chef Scott Dolich of Park Kitchen in Portland, Oregon.
This syrup is great for Sunday brunch waffles or your favorite hotcakes.
House-pickled pears sing with sweet-spicy flavor atop sautéed shrimp.
This gorgeous, delicious recipe was created by Chef Brian Scheehser of Trellis Restaurant in Kirkland, Washington.
This velvety smooth Roasted Pear and Delicata Squash Soup recipe is easy to make and a delight to serve. Even the prep for this soup is gorgeous!
This recipe comes to us from Chef Karen Barnaby at the Fish House in Stanley Park in Canada.
Start with the classic flavor combination of strawberries and kiwi, add pears and chia seeds for texture and taste, and you’ve got the perfect breakfast smoothie.
Pork and pears are a classic combination, and this dish serves up juicy pork tenderloin with a gorgeously aromatic pear puree that is accented with bleu cheese and balsamic caramelized onions.
Poaching pears in wheat beer makes a silky, mellow treat. This recipe is a great accompaniment to a cheeseboard with olives, crackers, and honey, perfect for starting off a meal.
This classic cake is finished in the broiler with a maple topping.
Sip on this pear cocktail on a sunny afternoon and you’ll be transported to a tropical paradise!
The sweetness of the pears complements the salty and creamy cheese filling of these easy ravioli. Serve with a crisp white wine.
Get kids involved in the kitchen, and let them help you make this Pear PB and J Bouquet they will love this colorful, fun, and fruity take on the classic PB+J.
This marmalade tastes bright with its blend of fresh pears and citrus fruits.
Serve this cake still warm from the oven, but be sure to tightly wrap any leftovers once the cake cools. The cake will only get more moist and delicious with each passing day.
Even though this is called Pear Honey, there’s no honey in this generations-old recipe!
Preserving blogger Brook Hurst Stephens created these adorable candies, pear-fect for celebrating any holiday.
This chutney, developed by Portland chef David Anderson, is rich with Indian spices and tempered by sweet USA Pears. It pairs well with roasted chicken, vegetables, or pork.
This salad of pears, figs, greens, salami, and cheese is full of subtle flavors that celebrate transition from summer to fall.
The combination of flavors in this gratin is truly unique. The creamy roasted butternut squash, the lightly liquorice-y flavor of roasted fennel, the tanginess of the vintage cheddar – they all harmonize perfectly with the honey-sweetness of the roasted pears.
Sweet pears bake until tender in this rich bread pudding studded with dried cranberries. Serve warm or at room temperature.
You can make this custardy French dessert using only the blender and a toaster oven. A splash of rum or brandy accentuates the flavors of the pears.
Got ripe pears? This pear bread recipe is simple to make and uses ingredients you probably already have on hand.
Spread this pear butter over sweet and savory foods, from breakfast breads to roasted chicken.
The sweet, juicy flavor, firm texture, and rich color of the pears complement the savory blue cheese, tart balsamic vinegar, and crunchy walnuts.
This recipe brings a sweet start to any meal with an unusual combination of ripe pears and sunchokes.
Pears provide most of the sweetness for the marinade, with the toasty flavor of sesame oil and a hint of savory garlic coming through.
This unique salad dressing uses ripe pears and brings subtle sweetness without any added sugar.
The silky vanilla and orange-scented custard together with the earthy quinoa and soft, ripe pears makes this breakfast both wholesome and satisfying.
This truly delicious pear smoothie recipe includes a full cup of spinach and several sprigs of brightly-flavored cilantro.
Sweet Anjou or Bartlett pear and a bit of curried mayonnaise compliments the pears’ sweetness.
Kids will love this sweet spin on the classic grilled cheese.
The subtle spice of the pear chutney is the perfect accompaniment to this deliciously unique interpretation of the traditional quesadilla.
A variation on the classic Rusty Nail, the silky smooth pear purée makes this cocktail a joy to drink either up or on the rocks.
Ready-to-serve salad greens make this super quick to put together.
What a treat for a casual family breakfast or a holiday brunch!
The subtle sweetness of pears is exactly what’s needed to deliver the sweet-tart spicy delight of lemons and ginger combined.
Pear juice adds sweetness and helps to tenderize the beef in this bulgogi dish that is traditionally cooked over a grill.
If you’ve yet to find a kale salad you love, try making this one!
For a quick and simple dessert, and with just a few pears on hand, you can feed a crowd in a rustic way with no muss and no fuss.
These tarts may take a little more time to prepare, but the presentation (not to mention the flavor) is well worth the effort!
This recipe is almost too pretty to eat! Almost…
The tropics touch this chutney with the addition of pineapple.
Grill whole bell peppers along with steak, then add Bartlett pear slices, and you have the foundations of a delicious and colorful Italian-influenced salad.
A fresh pear is gently poached before tossing on the grill to be lightly caramelized.
Ginger and citrus enhance the flavor of this pear jam.
Paired with cinnamon pears, this burger packs a perfect umami punch with feta cheese, crispy onions, and barbecue sauce.
This perfect fall fondue recipe can be served as an appetizer, during a weekend football game, or add some toasted bread and vegetables for dipping and make it an easy weeknight dinner.
Serve this salad as a unique accompaniment to any winter holiday meal, such as a Thanksgiving turkey or any other roasted meat.
This recipe makes for a delicious and warming winter dinner, and it’s perfect served with a simple steamed or roasted vegetable.
This incredibly delicious smoothie couldn’t be easier to make. The combination of pear, honey, and vanilla harmonizes perfectly with the hazelnuts, and when everything is pureed together, it gives the milk a wonderful texture and flavor.
This creamy pear and coconut smoothie will soon become a favorite in your smoothie repertoire.
This is a wonderful medley of flavors, combining chicken, the tang of swiss cheese and the subtle sweetness of pear.
These buttery scones are studded with tender pear chunks.
This pear sandwich packs a lot of flavor on a ciabatta roll.
This “pizza” is layered with sweet caramelized pears and rich, dark chocolate.
Pears have a unique, delicate taste and firm texture that make them not only the perfect fruit for canning, but also a wonderful canvas for a variety of flavors.
This is the perfect opportunity to use up pears that might be getting extra ripe.
Crunchy, cheesy, sweet, and fulfilling!
This recipe will fill your home with the sweet smells of autumn as it simmers away all afternoon
This savory side dish is a great substitute for potatoes.
Here’s a poached pear recipe for the whiskey lover.
Aromatic Bartlett pears are pureed into a sweet-tart dressing as well as tossed in with crunchy Bibb lettuce.
A cool, refreshing dish perfect for a sunny afternoon.
2014 Revised Crop Estimate ReleasedNorthwest pear growers forecast a larger sized crop from Washington and Oregon than originally anticipated
Pears are sodium-free and each medium-sized pear offers about 190 mg of potassium, which is 5% of the Daily Value.
Estimate for 2013 Northwest Pear Crop ReleasedNorthwest pear growers forecast a full-size crop from Washington and Oregon
Regional Finalists Named in Canadian Culinary CompetitionFive culinary students will face off in Toronto on April 16 for the National Grand Prize
Northwest Fresh Pear Industry Forecasts Size of 2012 HarvestGood-sized crop of excellent quality expected from Washington and Oregon
Fulfill MyPlate Guidelines with USA PearsIns-pear-ation to meet MyPlate guidelines
Pear Bureau Northwest Releases Fresh Pear Crop Estimates for 2010-2011 SeasonThe forthcoming pear harvest’s yield is estimated to be in line with five-year average
Northwest Fresh Pear Crop Estimates Released for 2009 SeasonInitial Estimates Point to Above Average-Sized Crop from Oregon and Washington