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Sparkling Cranberry Pear Cocktail
November 25, 2014 – 7:19 pm | No Comment

Cranberry Pear Cocktail

With the holidays approaching quickly it is time to start planning our festive meals. Our cranberry pear jam topped with sparkling champagne and a dash of bitters, makes the perfect holiday cocktail. The jam is made with Oregon’s best cranberries, Hood River’s famous Anjou Pears, lemon, orange, and spices. Pick up a jar today and bring it to your next party. It works perfect for drinks and appetizers, pairing it with crackers and goat cheese. 

Cranberry Pear Cocktail-9

Sparkling Cranberry Pear Cocktail
makes 1

1 teaspoon Oregon Growers Cranberry Pear Jam
2 dashes of mint bitters
Champagne or Prosecco
Mint & Cranberries to garnish

In a cocktail glass, add 1 teaspoon of jam with a 2 dashes of bitters. Give it a good stir. Top with champagne or prosecco. Add mint and cranberry stick to garnish.

This combination of Cranberry Pear Jam with Mint works well with vodka or gin. Simply add the jam with bitters, mix with alcohol and top with tonic.

Jars, Labels, Logos, and Lids! New Packaging for 2014.
November 14, 2014 – 12:16 pm | 2 Comments
Jars, Labels, Logos, and Lids! New Packaging for 2014.

Jars, Labels, Logos, and Lids! New Packaging for 2014.
It has been a whirlwind year here in our humble little basement office in lovely Hood River Oregon. Over the last year we have quietly been working …

Sausage Rolls with Shallots + Pears
October 8, 2014 – 3:28 pm | No Comment
Sausage Rolls with Shallots + Pears

We are always on the look out for ways to incorporate our jam into every day recipes. And we think we found one that you will love. Flaky rolls filled with sausage, shallots and our …

Marionberry Marshmallow Smores
September 10, 2014 – 9:54 am | No Comment
Marionberry Marshmallow Smores

We know that a good jam is great to use for so much more than just your average PB&J. We are always looking for new and exciting ways to use jams, and experimenting with desserts …

Strawberry Jam + Gin Cocktail
August 21, 2014 – 11:03 am | No Comment
Strawberry Jam + Gin Cocktail

Jam is a great ingredient to add into your cocktails, the natural sweetness and flavor from the fruit is a great balance to the alcohol. It is a great way to incorporate fresh summer flavors …

Peanut Butter & Jelly Milkshake
August 13, 2014 – 1:53 pm | No Comment
Peanut Butter & Jelly Milkshake

We took our popular Red Raspberry Jam combined it with peanut butter, a little vanilla ice cream and a big splash of milk to create a rich, creamy, delicious milkshake. Everything we love about the …

Bacon & Kalamata Olive Pizza with Honey Sea Salt Crust
July 23, 2014 – 11:36 am | No Comment
Bacon & Kalamata Olive Pizza with Honey Sea Salt Crust

A few weeks ago we visited Oven and Shaker in the Pearl District, one of our favorite Portland stops for pizza and beer. One of the stand out menu items for us is their Spicy Salami pizza. They drizzle honey on the crust, and it is the perfect balance of spicy and sweet.

New Pendleton BBQ Sauce Flavors Just In Time for Summer
June 11, 2014 – 1:10 pm | No Comment
New Pendleton BBQ Sauce Flavors Just In Time for Summer

 
We are so thrilled to announce, in our continuing partnership with Hood River Distillers, two new Pendleton® barbecue sauce flavors: The Hot + Spicy and Brown Sugar + Molasses.
The new flavors will join the Original …

BBQ Ribs with Honey + Whisky
June 5, 2014 – 6:12 pm | No Comment
BBQ Ribs with Honey + Whisky

When you combine Pendleton Mesquite BBQ Sauce with Oregon Growers Northwest Wildflower Honey and a little Pendleton Whisky, the flavor is smoky, smooth, slightly sweet and absolutely perfect. For this recipe, we used the oven, …

Black Cherry Meringue Cookies
May 20, 2014 – 12:51 pm | No Comment
Black Cherry Meringue Cookies

We recently held a contest on our Facebook page where people submitted their favorite recipes incorporating jam or fruit butter. Homemade pop-tarts, peanut butter and jelly cookie sandwiches and glazed chicken were among the entries that …

May 5, 2014 – 3:03 pm | No Comment

Welcome to the Oregon Growers Blog!
We want to provide a fun and dynamic environment in which to share thoughts, ideas, events, recipes, company news, and most importantly; a forum for lively discussions on just about …