Warren Pears Review + Giveaway!

Warren Pears Review + Giveaway!

I’m still pretending like fall isn’t here, and with temperatures around 80 and bright sunshine today, that’s not going to be too hard.  I can be okay with October if it stays like this.  But the peaches are starting to disappear from the stores and an abundance of apples and pears are present.  Everyone talks about apples all the time and bakes with them even more, but I really love pears.

When they are perfectly ripe, they are soft, but not mushy, sweet, and super juicy.  I love eating them as is for a snack or after-dinner treat or stirring them into my oatmeal in the morning.  But I really love baking with them.  They take on the best flavor and texture, with lots of vanilla notes, when baked into a cake, crisp, or muffins.

Sure, grocery store pears can be excellent this time of year, but there’s nothing like Frog Hollow Farm’s Warren Pears.  Nothing.  I’ve ordered them several times and was recently lucky enough to receive a box of this year’s record crop.  Warren pears lack the grittiness that some pears have, are so juicy you’ll have juice running down your arms, and have a clean, sweet flavor.  I couldn’t get enough of these pears and kind of wanted to eat them all just like they were, but I had to bake something with them.  Stay tuned for that post on Friday (and you’ll definitely want to stay tuned – it is the best recipe I’ve made in awhile!).

Warren Pears Review + Giveaway!

Pears are also really healthy for us.  They have tons of fiber, lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  It’s such a bonus when something as yummy as pears is also a nutritional powerhouse.  And these Warren pears are really quite a treat!  Maybe if I ask really nicely Frog Hollow will send me some more 😉

Because I know you’re all going to run out and stock up on pears, Frog Hollow has a really cool contest going on.  If you have an amazing pear recipe, post it on Facebook or Twitter with #FrogHollowPears or send an email to info@froghollow.com with #FrogHollowPears in the subject line.  Be sure to have your recipe in by October 20.  If you need more info, check out www.froghollow.com/prepare-a-pear.  The winner will receive a six pack of Warren pears, a jar of apricot conserve, a jar of plum-blueberry conserve, a jar of Meyer lemon marmalade, a pear ginger cake, an assortment of cookies, a bag of granola, four bags of sun-dried fruit, and a bottle of olive oil.  Can I enter?  That is one amazing prize!

In case you’re not into baking, you can also enter to win a six pack of Warren pears from Frog Hollow Farm right here.  There will be one lucky winner of this approximately $40 prize!  In order to enter, answer the question: What is your favorite way to eat a pear?

Warren Pears Review + Giveaway!

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IMPORTANT: This giveaway is open to US residents only.

The giveaway ends Monday, October 7, 2013 at 11:59 pm EST.

The winner will be chosen via the Random Number Generator on random.org. The winner will be notified by email and will have 24 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be chosen.  Good luck!

Disclaimer: I was provided with samples and the giveaway by Frog Hollow Farm, but all opinions, as always, are mine. 

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  1. That’s funny, I’m posting a pear recipe this week. I love eating pears with plain yogurt, cinnamon, and honey. Anyway, I’m not entering the giveaway. I feel guilty since I have my own pear tree. LOL

  2. In pear cranberry bread!

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  5. I love pears and love that you’re gving someone the chance to win!

  6. I love pears! Perfect for eating as they are, but great for baking, too. Sounds like you found an excellent supplier – thanks for sharing!

  7. Wish I was in America. This is making me crave pears. On the shopping list! 🙂

  8. I like it as is – nothing added.

  9. I love pears, especially Bosc, and prefer eating them plain.

  10. I like to eat my pears cooked in caramel sauce and topped with vanilla bean ice cream

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  16. I’m still coming around to pears but these Warren Pears sound fabulous.

  17. I love a good pear crisp topped with vanilla ice cream!

  18. Nicole S. says:

    My fav. way to eat pears.. in their natural state! Love A nice crisp, juicy pear as a great snack!

  19. There is nothing like a perfect pear. You are making me want one right now!

  20. There is nothing like a perfect pear. You are making me want one right now! This sounds like a great giveaway!

  21. Debbie Eccard says:

    I always think I’m not really a pear lover and then I eat one and it is delicious. I’m sure these are fabulous. I don’t have a single pear recipe but I think they would be good like I do peaches, cut in half with a little balsamic vinegar on them and bake in the oven.

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  25. Omg this is an amazing giveaway!!! I love eating pears plain, honestly. But if not plain, then in Smitten Kitchen’s pear bread! It’s AMAZING. Better than banana bread if you’re in the mood!

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  29. Natalie J Vandenberghe says:

    If the pear is good–ripe, fresh & juicy–I like to eat it just as it is (fresh off the tree). If I’m baking, I like to make pear pie (with a crumble top) or pear bread. I also love to add pears to salads (fruit or greens). Thanks for the giveaway.

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  34. Heather B says:

    I love pear cobbler. It is delicious.

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    frozen in smoothies!

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  42. I just like to bite right in!

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  44. Katie Bellamy says:

    Right off the tree!

  45. Katie Bellamy says:

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  48. I love pears the best by slicing them and just eating them fresh like this

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  50. i like pear butter best.

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  53. Dorothy Teel says:

    I like to eat fresh pears sliced up that have been poached in brown sugar, butter and vanilla (apple juice liquid) is yummy and so great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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  58. Jessica Gappy says:

    I love sliced, warmed pears sprinkled with cinnamon

  59. Annette Prejean says:

    Pear Cobbler topped with ice cream or homemade whipped cream – that’s my favorite way to eat a pear.

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  64. I like to eat them plain with all that juice running down my chin

  65. I love a pear tart 🙂

  66. Judy Darsky says:

    I like ripe pears cut up (skin on) on my old-fashioned oatmeal every morning.

  67. Richard Coddington says:

    Daughter Jan has already disclosed my favorite recipe, with pictures!

  68. I like to make pear tarts

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  73. Lisa Perla says:

    I love eating pears just the way they are with a knapkin

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