Canned or frozen apple slices can save you time in the kitchen with these simple tips!
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As the mercury starts to rise, don’t let sugary sodas drag you down. Instead, try apple juice, sparkling apple cider or an apple juice-mineral water spritzer to add a punch of sweetness and a bunch of nutrition. Find out more about apple juice and other apple products!
Are you ready for game day, your favorite awards show, or movie night with friends? Now is the time of year when people are looking to cure their cabin fever with some fun socializing. Avoid that mid-winter slump and earn the title of “most popular on the block,” by hosting a gathering at your house.
At its core, Thanksgiving is a harvest celebration. There’s no pressure to buy lots of gifts, just the promise of gathering with friends and family for a meal. That makes Thanksgiving a time to cook a great feast, and to feature seasonal fare, like apples.
So versatile, the apple is at home in every course of the meal. This holiday, bedazzle with the basic apple.
For October’s National Apple Month, try hosting an apple pairing party – it can be a fun and rewarding experience for your guests as they sample the range of flavors, textures and colors along the apple spectrum and compare notes. Download these helpful materials to get you started.
While apples are in abundance year-round, October is the perfect time to sample a range of apple varieties and products. To celebrate National Apple Month, U.S. Apple Association is serving up an “Apple-Tizer” Recipe Contest, calling on all consumers for their favorite bite-sized creations featuring apples and apple products.
Aamodt’s Apple Farm, nestled just outside the charming city of Stillwater, Minn. and less than a half-hour’s drive from the Twin Cities, blossoms into a bustling, family-friendly U-Pick and retail destination each fall.
“Doing a little upfront research will help you get the most out of the on-farm experience,” says proprietor Chris Aamodt. Chris provides several tips for those who want to “go out on a limb” and venture to a local U-Pick orchard this Labor Day.
Ever wonder why apples are always conveniently in-stock at your supermarket? Through advancements in storage technology, apples can remain fresh and nutritious year-round. There are two methods to keeping the fall harvest consumer-ready in any season: cold storage and controlled atmosphere storage.
Find out more about cold storage and discover tips on how you can stay cool this summer, including a refreshing apple sorbet recipe and other cold apple treats.
A few years ago, I traveled to Paris and took a day-long cooking class at Paule Caillat’s Promenades Gourmands. After walking to her local outdoor market – where she selected the best Golden Delicious specimens with the perfect pink blush on their pale shoulders – I asked the French chef why she chose this American variety.
Apple jelly is a nice alternative to strawberry and grape, and can be quite rewarding if made from scratch. Shy in the kitchen? Many grocery stores and orchard markets carry apple jelly.