Synopses & Reviews
From sweet to savory and from breakfast to bedtime, apples take center stage in 125 recipes ranging from traditional favorites to the wildly unexpected. This new edition of the best-selling classic has been completely revised and redesigned, with 95 updated recipes and 30 brand-new ones. Apple lovers will delight in Farro with Mushroom, Onion, and Apple; Apple, Sausage, and Cheese Strata; Butternut Squash and Apple Soup; Ground Lamb Kebabs with Apple Mint Raita; Fresh Apple and Mango Smoothie; Almond-Apple Streusel; and dozens of other delicious dishes. The recipes are accompanied by mouthwatering photos and include lots of gluten-free options. If you love apples, you’ll love this cookbook!
"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
From sweet to savory and from breakfast to bedtime, apples take center stage in this fun volume. With recipes ranging from traditional apple pies and crisps to unexpected surprises like Ground Lamb Kebabs with Apple Mint Raita, this new edition of the best-selling classic has been completely revised and redesigned to feature more than 30 new apple-themed goodies. With plenty of vegan and gluten-free options, you ll be cooking apple-based dishes that you can enjoy with all of your friends.
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.
Bite into 125 delightful new possibilities for your daily apple.
Celebrating the versatility of the beloved fruit, recipes range from crisp salads and warming soups to savory one-pot meals and, of course, dozens of sweetly satisfying desserts. Enjoy apple's tart flavor in a composed avocado salad; explore its complex contribution to onion samosas; and indulge in food nostalgia with pies, turnovers, crisps, and cobblers. You'll also find plenty of preserving ideas for all the apples you can't eat fresh.
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
Chapter 1: Introduction to Apples
Chapter 2: Apple Breakfasts & Breads
Chapter 3: Apple Drinks & Snacks
Chapter 4: Apple Salads & Sides
Chapter 5: Apples Make the Meal
Chapter 6: Apple Desserts
Chapter 7: Preserving the Apple Harvest
Chapter 8: Meet the Apples: Apple Varieties