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    What are Nectarines

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information

    Have you received a gift of fruit from Pittman & Davis, and you’re wondering what these strange fruits that look like peaches (but without the fuzz) are? They’re nectarines, of course! Botanically speaking, these two quality fruits are almost exactly the same: they’re both red-and-yellow stone fruits of the Rosacae family, and they’re in season in the US during the summer months. On the surface, the only real difference between nectarines and peaches is that nectarines are smooth-skinned, and peaches have a slight fuzz or down on their skins. They’re similar in calories and nutrition offerings, and even similar-tasting –…

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  • Pittman & Davis Nectarine Linguine

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    If you are ready to change up your tried-and-true pasta main dishes, then this Nectarine Linguine is the perfect twist on the traditional favorites. Combining complimentary flavors of sweet and salty, this easy dinner recipe will be the hit of your next stay at home night. Fresh Nectarines are the…

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  • Pittman & Davis Nectarine Upside-Down Cake

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    Fresh, fragrant, summer-tasting nectarines shine in this moist, delicious cake. And because nectarine skins are so thin, you don’t even have to peel them first! Serve warm with a scoop of your favorite ice cream for a delightful dessert. Ingredients: 4 Pittman & Davis Nectarines, sliced into 1½” thick wedges…

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  • When are nectarines in season?

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    Nectarines, botanical name Prunus persica nectarine, are identified as the queen of all fruit.  But no matter what the name everyone can enjoy the fuzzy, succulent and sweet peaches. Although similar in many ways, you can easily identify a nectarine by their smooth skin and slightly smaller size compared to…

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