fruit figs and yogurt
Whipped Cottage Cheese Recipes: Mini Meals and Snacks
by Lorelle Del Matto, MS, RDN, CD Protein-rich cottage cheese is having a moment right now. We recently jumped on the whipped cottage cheese trend, pairing it with Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice Figs in sweet and savory preparations, great for a mini-meal, appetizer, or snack like whipped cottage cheese dip. It’s a tasty blood sugar balancing combo for which you...
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fig jam star bread
Fall for Baking Szn
Fall for Baking Szn with us! For the second year, we’ve teamed up with our friends: C&H Sugar, Danish Creamery, Red Star Yeast, and Rodelle Vanilla on inspiration for all your fall baking. We focused on recipes that include our Sun-Maid Golden Figs, or you could use Orchard Choice Golden Figs. This fig variety has a subtly nutty flavor that’s...
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apple crisp
A Harvest of Ideas: October Fig Focus
Fruit to Fall for featuring Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs Pumpkin patches and apple orchards bring a taste of autumn, especially when paired with dried premium Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice Figs. We’ve pulled together a cornucopia of ideas below to help bridge the shift into fall. Apples + Figs Pumpkin + Figs...
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sheetpan chicken fennel
Easy Chicken Dinners: Recipes | September Fig Focus
Winning Chicken Dinners Chicken is always a winner at dinner, so we’ve incorporated some of our most loved easy chicken dinners recipes. Weeknight meals require a particular kind of checklist. They need to be quick, filling, and not too many ingredients. Find easy chicken ideas for dinner that make meal planning a cinch or to cook for dinner tonight, featuring premium Sun-Maid...
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vegan fig fudgesicles
August Fig Focus
End of Summer is Sweet with Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs This is the time of cookouts and cookies. Ice cream and iced lattes. Hot sunny days and no-cook nights. We’ve got you covered below with ideas for sweet endings, featuring Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice Figs. ______________________________________________________________________ Go Frozen __________________ FEATURED VIDEO Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for...
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 fig tart flambe pizza
Pizza Contest Finalist: Peter Reinhart + the A-peel of Fig Pizza
Pepperoni pizza—supreme with sausage, beef, pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, and peppers— these are classic toppings on American pizza oven pizza dough, but at the California Milk Advisory Board pizza competition, Peter Reinhart introduced a new classic combination that evokes the spirit of California wine country in pizza: Four Cheese Balsamic Fig Tarte Flambé Pizza. This pizza was a finalist in the...
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fig nut bars
IFT: Current Food Trends 2023
At IFT First, the focus of innovations in food can yield interesting insights into current food trends. 2023 wasn’t our first time at IFT. Here are some of the trends in food and beverage industry we heard as visitors stopped by our Blue Ribbon Fig Ingredients booth. IFT Current Food Trends, 2023 Filled Bars Filled bars are back—think the soft,...
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fig port wine ripple ice cream
July Fig Focus
Cool Offwith Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs If summer heat is getting you down, we’ve got you covered with ideas to cool off, all month long, featuring Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice Figs. Find sweet ways to participate in National Ice Cream Day this weekend + promo on Figlets. ___________ FEATURED VIDEO Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for more...
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sweet science bakery dried figs
IFT in Chicago: Discover Blue Ribbon Fig Ingredients
Regular attendees of IFT in Chicago can count on learning about the science of food and discovery of technologies that will help them do their job more efficiently. What do you know about dried figs? This isn’t Valley Fig Growers first rodeo in Chicago. IFT is one of our can’t-miss conferences.  We keep coming back because our existing (and potential)...
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baby back ribs
June Fig Focus Newsletter
Celebrate Summer + Fathers’ Daywith Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs Weekends are made in the summer for outdoor dining and firing up the grill. We have ideas for what to cook in celebrating Father’s Day and days that grow longer, plus a BBQ sauce that you’ll want on repeat, featuring our Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs....
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broccoli salad
May 2023 Fig Focus
Make Memories This Memorial Day with Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs How do you celebrate Memorial Day? Perhaps a leisurely morning taking your time waking up or meeting up with friends for a cookout? You can count on Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs for all your ways to spend the day remembering, honoring, or making new...
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fennel fig quiche
April 2023 Fig Focus Newsletter
Spring into breakfast with Sun-Maid and Orchard Choice California Dried Figs. You might be surprised at how versatile figs can be. They swing sweet or savory and add fiber, potassium, and calcium too—there are so many reasons to add figs to the first meal of the day. FEATURED VIDEO_______________________ For the Weekend For Weekdays...
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