Synopses & Reviews
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."
"If, in fact, an apple a day keeps the doctor away (and there is considerable evidence to support this view), then Olwen Woodier is my kind of doc."
—Burt Wolf, James Beard Award-winning TV food journalist
is required reading for everyone, from the weekend kitchen warriors who like to dabble with recipes to the diehard gourmets looking for an epicurean epiphany...Buy two copies, because in no time the first copy will be dog-eared and faded from frequent reference."
—Julia Stewart Daly, Director of Communications for the U.S. Apple Association
"Any cook or baker who truly loves fresh takes on the classics will adore Olwen Woodier's Apple Cookbook
. Blissfully simple, every recipe begs to be made. This is American cooking at its best—original, unpretentious, truly appealing."
—Sally Koslow, former Editor of McCall's
"...Woodier has written the 'everything you wanted to know about apples but were afraid to ask' book with maximum efficiency, and recipes that scream, 'try me.'" - Providence Journal
"... a handsome collection of information and recipes about that American favorite - the apple." - Fruit Gardener
"... easy to read, and a pleasure to browse." - Fruit Gardener
"...will make you a bona fide expert..." - San Jose Mercury News
"... the perfect way to enjoy the fall harvest all year long." - Jewish Journal
"... everything from apple tips to trivia." - St. Petersburg Times
"... an extensive recipe resource for apple fanciers..." - Omaha World-Herald
" ... a useful seasonal book with simple delicious recipes for the bounty of fall ... " -- Rockland Journal News
Mouthwatering Recipes for Everyone's Favorite Fruit
Experience the delicious versatility of the apple at every meal, all year long. Olwen Woodier provides more than 140 beverages, including Beverages: Apple Eggnog and Iced Apple Tea. Breakfasts: Apple Corn Hotcakes and Sausage and Apple Omelette. Appetizers: Prosciutto Apple Wedges and Apple Cheese Spread. Soups: Black Bean and Mulligatawny. Salads: Curried Chicken Salad and Apple Slaw. Side Dishes: Maple Sweet Potato Casserole and Sausage and Apple Stuffing. Entrées: Tuna Apple Tortilla Wraps and Beef and Apple Deep Dish Pie. Breads and Muffins: Cornmeal Apple Cheese Muffins and Barbara Mullin's Coffee Can Bread. And, of course, Desserts: Eight variations of apple pie; favorites such as Baked Apple Slices and Apple Brown Betty; and exotic concoctions like Applesauce Gingerbread, Apple Cream Cheese Tart, and Chocolate Applesauce Cake.
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.
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.
About the Author
Olwen Woodier is the author of six cookbooks, including Peaches and Other Juicy Fruits. A food writer for 35 years, her articles have appeared in the New York Times Living section, Gourmet, Woman’s Day, and Family Circle. Woodier offers cooking classes at her farm 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)