Learn about the
History and Legends of Apples
Buying Tips For Fruits
1 large apple =
2 cups sliced or chopped = 1 1/2 cups finely chopped =1 1/4 cups grated =
3/4 cup sauce.
1 medium apple
= 1 1/3 cups sliced or chopped = 1 cup finely chopped = 3/4 cup grated = 1/2
1 small apple =
3/4 cup sliced or chopped = 3/4 cup finely chopped = 1/2 cup grated = 1/3
1 pound apples = 4 small apples or 3
medium apples or about 2 large apples
1 (9" or 10") pie = 2-1/2 pounds (4
to 5 large or 6 to 7 medium or 8 to 9 small apples)
Peck = 10-1/2 pounds
Bushel = 42 pounds (yields 20-24 quarts of applesauce)
To prevent discoloration of peeled
apples, place peeled slices in a pan of cold water to which a
pinch of salt has been added (for each whole apple peeled).
When making salads, dip apple
slices in fresh lemon juice to prevent slices from turning
Discoloration of aluminum utensils
can be removed just as effectively by boiling a number of apple
peelings in them as by the old method of boiling a little
vinegar in water.
Sprinkling salt on spilled juice
from apple pies in a hot oven will cause the juice to burn
crisply, making it easier to remove.
To peel apples, dip them quickly
in and out of boiling water. The skin will come off much more
Apple Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size: 1 medium apple
Amount per Serving
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Potassium 170 mg
Total Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fiber 5g
This is a very easy-to-make recipe. One that you can do at the last minute! I love my
cast-iron pans, and I'm always trying out new recipes in them.
Apple-Boursin Cheese - Open Face Fingers - Apple Butter - Apple Biscuit Scones - Apple Tea Toddy
These recipes are from Ellen Easton's articles and recipes called
Apple Cake with Lemon Sauce
This wonderful recipe was shared with me by Cynthia Katz, food columnist and cooking instructor, of Saskatchewan, Canada.
My mother used to make these for our family when I was young. My
father loved these dumplings, and they were such a
favorite for our family that we would make a whole meal of these dumplings.
The smell of the apples cooking will drive you wild, let alone the taste of the pancake after it is baked.
Apple Pie - Grandma Hagerman's Apple Pie
This is my Mother's, Dorothy Hagerman, apple pie recipe. It is so
Apple Turnovers - Mom's Apple Turnovers
This is my Mother's, Dorothy Hagerman, Apple Turnover recipe. It is so good!
Baked Apple Sauce
Learn how easy it is to make apple sauce in the oven.
Burst Vanilla Apples
These are called burst apples because the apple quarters swell and begin to collapse, as if
exploded by some inner force.
California White Cheddar with Apples
This dish features a lush combination of white cheddar cheese, sweet-tart apples, and spicy walnut conserve.
Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Serve this delightful soup at your next dinner party.
Dutch Oven Baked Caramel Apples
Desserts are always a great ending to a meal, and simple desserts are the key when
camping. I don't have any set recipes for making caramel apples, as they are
very simple to make. Just be creative and experiment!
Frosted Apple Squares
Here is something new and tasty to do with all those apples you picked at the orchard.
This treat tastes remarkable like an apple Danish; but unlike a Danish, it's
easy to make.
Want a departure from the everyday? These unusual nachos are a refreshing break
from the traditional hearty flavors of beans, cheese, and jalapeno. You can use
almost any firm fruit, alone or in combination.
German Pork Chops
This is a very easy and wonderful tasting pork chop recipe. I've made this recipe on several television shows
during my book tours across the United States.
Ham and Apple Strata
This recipe is a perfect make-ahead meal
because it must be refrigerated for at least 6 hours. Just pop it in the oven
about an hour before brunch. It is so good that you will definitely get raves!
This is Charleston,
South Carolina's most famous dessert - almost all restaurants in the area serve this
wonderfully delicious apple and nut torte.
Lemon Pecan Apple Crisp
I love the taste of apples and lemons together.
The added punch of lemon zest and the pecans gives this apple crisp a
Northwest Apple Candy (Aplets)
Aplets are a delicious Northwest
candy that is made with gelatin, walnuts, and apples. Developed by two Armenian
men in the small town of Cashmere in eastern Washington state, Aplet
candies are considered a Northwest delicacy.
Stilton Blue Cheese Relish
This outstanding recipe was shared with me by Kieran Sienkiewicz of Portland, Oregon. Kieran is an outstanding cook and served this excellent relish
with a smoked pork tenderloin roast. On it's own, it also makes a wonderful salad or an appetizer relish.
Zesty Orange Pecan Apple Crisp
A wonderful time of year for cooking with apples, and this dessert or breakfast dish will hit the spot on those cool, crisp days.