Can Do Winners

2022 Can Do Contest Winners

We asked to see new and inventive ways of using pears in your favorite recipes and your response has blown us away! We are thrilled to announce the 3 winners of this year’s Can Do Contest:

1st place, Chicken Tinga with Chipotle Pear Sauce
Marie Parker, Nutrition Supervisor
Next Door Foundation
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2nd place, Pear and Chicken Spring Rolls
Chef Maritza Rodriguez-Brown
Virginia Beach City Public Schools
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3rd place, Breakfast Hash with Canned Pears
Tayler Silfverduk, RDN
Nutrition Consultant
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Here’s what we judged on…

Plate Appeal

We all know U.S. Grown canned pears are dang tasty right out of the can, but our winners went over and above with creative ways to serve our favorite canned fruit!

Unexpected Pearings

Adding juicy canned pears to a recipe can be an unexpected surprise. Check out our recipe collection for inspiration.