[1] The juicy, crisp, refreshing Rave apple (all photos © Stemilt). [2] So many apples look alike. You’ll find a label that identifies Rave. [3] Rave apples growing on a tree in Washington State. [4] From the tree and into the box. [5] A flat of Rave apples at the grocery. [6] One of Rave’s […]

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This bit of food fun comes to us from Stemilt, one of the largest apple growers and packers in America. It’s headquartered in Wenatchee, Washington, the “Apple Capital of the World.” The family-owned and operated company has been farming apples for more than 100 years. Check out the 20 different types of apples they sell, […]

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Vegetables are delicious pickled, but so are fruits. Think sweet fruit in a spicy and tart marinade. This recipe for pickled apples, to celebrate National Apple Week, came to us from U.S. Apple. According to A Healthier Michigan, the first full week in August is National Apple Week. We can’t find other references for this […]

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Fall means apple cider, a drink that’s refreshing served cold or hot (mulled cider). Here’s a festive drink that adds wine, to make it a sangria. Here’s how to set up an apple cider bar for a party. If you need a pitcher, take a look at Pampered Chef’s Quick-Stir Pitcher. It has a plunger […]

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How about apple pie for breakfast—sort of? An apple crumb pie has a streusel topping made with oats, brown sugar and butter. The oatmeal recipe below is a close cousin, made with apples, apple pie spices…and oats, brown sugar and butter. Alex Caspero, MA, RD, CLT, who developed the recipe for Fruits And Veggies More […]

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[1] The classic: as American as apple pie (photo courtesy Mackenzie Ltd). [2] Dutch apple pie has a streusel topping. Here’s the recipe from Kraft. [3] Salted caramel apple pie with lattice crust. Here’s the recipe from Williams-Sonoma. [4] Tarte Tatin is an upside-down apple pie. Here’s the recipe from Martha Stewart. [5] Rosette apple […]

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[1] A skull with your cider (photo courtesy The Pampered Chef). [2] Granny Smith apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for Halloween fun? This cider recipe, from The Pampered Chef, will take you there. Carved apples become shrunken skulls as they cook in the cider. You can serve the cider straight, or augmented with […]

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[1] Classic apple crisp (photo courtesy Urban Accents). [2] Gala apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for a weekend baking project? This easy dessert is as popular as apple pie, and easier to make. It is called a crisp because the topping, which contains oats (oatmeal), gets crispy when baked. In the U.K., the […]

Diets To Lose Weight