Holiday Traditions – with apples

Long recognized as a symbol of health, apples have been part of global celebrations for centuries. They were decorations on trees, used in parlor games to foretell the future, and tucked into stockings as gifts. Whether part of your family’s holiday traditions or on a festive
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Arctic® Apple Crisp

We love playing with recipes. Finding new ways to bring apples to the table is fun, whether it’s developing a recipe from scratch or modifying a favorite. Since one of the best ways to bring people together is with food, we gathered our team and got
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Apple Cranberry Holiday Stuffing

Holiday stuffing. For Thanksgiving turkey or with your tofurkey, it’s easy to love stuffing. And if adding a great stuffing to the holiday menu is on your to-do list, our latest recipe is just what you need. One of our favorite things to do is partner
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The perfect gift for that special apple

If you asked your loved ones what they wanted for Christmas, there’s a good bet “they don’t need anything” or they’re “sure they’ll love whatever you get them” – chances are, if apples could talk they’d say the same thing! And, while we’d hardly argue that
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Humble beginnings lead to great things

This week features major holidays on both sides of the border, Canada Day and the 4th of July, which celebrate the humble beginnings of two great countries. Since they were founded, Canada and the U.S. have become world leaders in many key categories – not the
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Twelve apple facts for the holidays

“Twelve Days of Christmas” is one of everyone’s favorite holiday songs, and while we can’t rhyme, we can count, so we’ve put together a list of twelve fun apple facts in the spirit of the year’s twelfth month: One apple a day keeps the doctor away,
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Happy holidays from OSF!

It’s been a fun and eventful year at Okanagan Specialty Fruits and while we’ll provide a 2012 recap in our next blog entry, we wanted to leave you with one last post this year sharing some great apple-themed holiday recipes from some of the world’s top
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Of Halloween and Frankenfood

Halloween is right around the corner and with it comes the annual opportunity to scare ourselves silly for the sheer fun of it. Fright houses, ghoulish costumes, horror movie marathons – those fear-inspired shots of adrenaline, and the laughs of relief that follow them, are indeed
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Canadian Thanksgiving: Enter the Apple

When you think of Thanksgiving, what foods come first to mind? If you’re like most people, it’s a combination of things such as stuffing, cranberry sauce, yams, pumpkin pie and of course, turkey. Yet all too often, one of the healthiest most flavorful options gets forgotten:
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