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Honey Crisp. Puritan. Fuji. Twenty-One. Rhode Island Greening. Newtown Pippin. Jerseymac. What's a cook to do with the varieties of apples appearing at supermarkets, orchards, and farmer's markets all over North America?
Apples most often bring to mind sweet desserts, such as pies and cakes, but their superb texture and flavor can also be used to great effect in savory dishes. Grated, sliced, or cubed, an apple adds instant flavor without overwhelming other ingredients.
Apple Cookbook includes more than 150 recipes such as Breakfasts: Sausage and Apple Omelets, Apple Corn Hotcakes, and Apple Raisin Turnovers. Starters: Prosciutto Apple Wedges and Apple Cheese Spread. Soups: Black Bean and Mulligatawny. Salads: Potato Apple Salad, Apple Slaw, and Curried Chicken Salad. Side Dishes: Maple Sweet Potato Casserole and Sausage and Apple Stuffing. Entrees: Cod and Apple Curry, Beef and Apple Deep Dish Pie, and Lamb Stew. And, of course, Desserts: Apple and Raisin Deep Dish Pie, Apple Crumb Pie, Apple Cranberry Meringue Pie, Apple Sauce Tart, Hank Keenan's Peach and Apple Pie, Apple Cream Cheese Tart, French Apple Tart, and Pumpkin-Apple Pie. Top the classic Harvest Apple Pie with a slice of Vermont Cheddar cheese, and the pie still represents the best of American cooking - simple and delicious.
First published in 1984, the Tastemaker Award-winning APPLE COOKBOOK has been completely revised and updated. Gene Shalit of NBC's Today Show says, "bushels of good recipes...this bounty of apple ideas is a pick of the cookbook crop."
Apple Cookbook features 140 recipes, sweet and savory, easy and delicious, featuring America's favorite fruit in dishes perfect for every meal. Try Apple Cheddar Crepes, Apple Ring Fritters, Apple Banana Bread, Iced Apple Tea, Curried Chicken Salad, Grilled Tuna with Apple Chutney, Cider-Braised Chicken, Pork Chops with Apple Cream Sauce, French Apple Tart, Apple Turnovers, Peach and Apple Pie, Apple Lemon Cake, Apple Blackberry Crisp, and Pumpkin-Apple Pie.
Apple Cookbook features more than 150 recipes, sweet and savory, easy and delicious, featuring America's favorite fruit in dishes perfect for every meal. For breakfast, try Sausage and Apple Omelets, Apple Corn Hotcakes, or Apple Raisin Turnovers. Entertaining? Serve Prosciutto Apple Wedges or Apple Cheese Spread as starters. Entrees include Lamb Stew and Beef and Apple Deep Dish Pie; innovative side dishes include Maple Sweet Potato Casserole or Sausage and Apple Stuffing. There are also soups, salads, and of course, desserts: Try Apple Crumb Pie, Apple Cranberry Meringue Pie, Applesauce Tart, Peach and Apple Pie, Apple Cream Cheese Tart, French Apple Tart, and Pumpkin-Apple Pie.
About the Author
A nationally syndicated feature writer with The New York Times, Olwen Woodier is the author of six books, including the Apple Cookbook, and a winner of the Tastemaker Award (now known as the James Beard Foundation Kitchen Aid Book Award). Olwen lives in Leesburg, Virginia.
Table of Contents
Apple History (1)
Cooking with Apples (9)
Apple Breakfasts and Breads (15)
Apple Drinks and Snacks (37)
Apple Salads and Sides (49)
Apple Make the Meal (71)
Apple Pies and Cakes (95)
Apple Desserts (125)
Preserving the Apple Harvest (155)
Meet the Apples: Apple Varieties (168)
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