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MASTERING THE BEST APPLE PIE

There are endless apple pie recipes available on the web and the world doesn’t need another one. But what the world might need is a very detailed look at apple pie execution and a guide to mastering it. I have made apple pie after apple pie in the last few weeks in order to prepare for this article. I have …

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APPLE LAYER CAKE WITH VANILLA CHAI-SPICED BUTTERCREAM

Being that apples and pears are pretty interchangeable, I didn’t have to adjust much else as far as the cake goes. However, I did cook the apples with the sugars since apples tend to be much firmer and don’t break down as easily as pears. One of the wonderful things about baking cakes with fruit is that they can replace …

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BAKED APPLE CIDER DONUTS

I am super excited for this weekend. I’m in my cousin’s wedding and I know it’s just going to be a blast! I’m so happy and excited for her because she is seriously such an amazing person who would literally give you the shirt off of her back. She deserves nothing but the best! Also, this is the first WHOLE …

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Chicken Apple Sausage Patties – Doesn’t Feel Like Chicken

Imagine a sausage patty made from chicken that’s just as tender, juicy, and flavorful as one made from pork. What? A not-dry, not-rubbery feeling chicken-based sausage? Sounds impossible, and it is, unless you sneak in a little bit of pancetta, and follow a few simple techniques. Instead of buying ground chicken at the market, which is always too finely ground, …

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Apple Butter – Everything Apple Sauce Wishes It Could Be

Sure this apple butter recipe takes many hours to cook, but the recipe is quite easy (after you slice 5 pounds of apples), and once done, you have what is basically a spreadable apple pie filling, only better. Buttered toast sold separately. And, that’s just the beginning of what you can do with this miraculous mixture. It’s perfect used as …

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Almond Apple and Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredient 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken thighs Cooking spray 6 cups baby kale 2 medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced diagonally 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, …

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Baked Apple Cinnamon French Toast

I love this recipe because it’s easy andI can make it ahead. Then pop it intothe oven in the morning. While it’s baking we can take our morning walk with Sofie the pup and walk back into the house to the smell ofapple cinnamon French toast andcoffee brewing. Is anything better than that on a dreary morning? This recipe makes enough for 3-4 …

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What Has More Vitamin C an Apple or a Chili Pepper?

Food Fun Facts What has more Vitamin C an Apple or a chili pepper? Chilis! Who knew? Instead of eating an apple a day, we should be eating a chili a day! Bonus, I’m addicted to them! If you haven’t tried cooking with these little gems I suggest you give them a try. For some people their hotness is a …

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Easy Apple Tart

This is one of the easiest and prettiest apple desserts in my repertoire. You can make this anytime.  It’s nice to have a  home-baked treat if you have unexpected  visitors in the afternoon.  It’s takes  only a few ingredients and 5 minutes to make  I cheat and use Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Sheets. One pastry sheet, two apples, and  brown sugar.   Lay the apple slices in …

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Spinach-Apple-Walnut Salad

I made this yummy spinach salad last night to go  with our dinner of grilled lamb. It was such a hit  that I couldn’t wait to have it again for lunch   today. The recipe serves 8, but you can easily make as much as you want.  It’s uncomplicated  and takes just minutes  to assemble. The lemon vinaigrette is the  perfect fresh dressing to go with it. Shake the ingredients together in …

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