Little Pear in the Big Apple

While Epicurious Entertained NYC, Anjoulina found a little time for sightseeing in Manhattan. Just in case it’s not obvious, Anjoulina is a Red Anjou pear – recently harvested and fresh at the grocery stores now!  Red Anjou pears are sweet and juicy, and add gorgeous color to any recipe – from salads and desserts to main courses.  Be sure to Check the Neck for Ripeness to get the best eating experience! And speaking of Epicurious – don’t forget to enter our recipe contest!  Visit the contest site to learn all about USA Pears and submit your culinary masterpiece for a chance to win a spa getaway for two to Oregon wine country! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn

Epicurious Entertained

Last week, I traveled to New York City with my co-workers to represent USA Pears at the second annual Epicurious Entertains NYC event. Let me tell you, Epicurious entertained! Cristie, Lynsey, and I had a great time sampling pears for New York foodies, chefs, and kids. Consumers were able to taste fresh Comice, Bosc, Bartlett, and Starkrimson pears—for some, it was their first time to taste the varieties fresh from the tree! On Friday, we watched legendary chef and cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey create dishes from her brand-new cookbook. She was followed up by Dorie Greenspan, who prepared her favorite recipes from her cookbook, Around My French Table. On Saturday, we partied, danced, and snacked with kids! They sampled fresh pears, took home a ripe Bartlett in their pear packers, and decorated aprons on the roof deck. These kids loved Continue reading

Epicurious Entertains NYC

Forget the Big Apple. From September 29 through October 3, New York City will be the Big Pear. USA Pears will be flying off of plates and tongues at one of the city’s hottest foodie festivals: Epicurious Entertains NYC. We can’t wait to join Epicurious at their second annual event in the heart of SoHo. We’ll be sampling fresh pears, tasting the city’s best dishes, and learning from some of the world’s best chefs, including Mario Batali, Marcus Samuelsson, and Lidia Bastianich. If you’re in the New York area, get your tickets now! They’re going fast. Visit for more information, including a full lineup of food events and big names. We’ll see you there! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn