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Whether your taste buds crave the tartness of a Honeycrisp or the sweetness of a Red Delicious, there's an apple to please your palate. Here are a few of our favorites.
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Whether you have an apple tree or two in your backyard or you make seasonal journeys to local orchards, picking fresh apples has special appeal during late summer into fall. One of the best ways to...
Rarely has a dessert been easier or more delicious! Apples stuffed with a fig mixture come together in no time and bake in the slow cooker.
Number of Servings: 4 Prep: 20 min Cook: 5 hr (low) or 2 1/2 (high) 4 medium tart baking apples (such as Granny Smith) 1/3 cup snipped dried figs or raisins 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2...
At only 79 calories apiece, this is a snack you can feel good about!
Number of Servings: 15 Serving Size: 1 ball each Prep: 25 min Chill: About 1 hr 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter 2 tablespoons honey 2 cups rice and wheat cereal flakes 1/3...
The Mathison family owns and operates Stemilt Growers and has been growing apples, pears, and cherries in eastern Washington since the early 1900s. Here are tips from the family on how to choose and...
Bake with apples to give your traditional dishes a twist this holiday season!
Bake with apples to put a twist on your favorite dishes!
This pie is as delicious as it is beautiful!
Number of Servings: 8 Prep: 1 hr | Bake: 50 min at 375° 1 recipe Oat Pastry (below) or one 15-ounce package rolled refrigerated unbaked pie crust (2 crusts) 2 1/2 pounds cooking apples...
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It's amazing how food really connects us. Families pass recipes down from generation to generation, like jewels. Certain foods remind us of loved ones, or of places or special times in our...
Columnar apple trees take up very little space and produce what looks like a tube of apples
Growing your own fruit can be challenging when space is limited.  Columnar apple trees are tall and narrow, reaching heights of 8-to-10-feet, but only about two-feet in diameter. They're...
In this recipe, apple cider is simmered with a spice bag to make the base for a variety of Halloween drinks, both for kids and adults!
Yield: 8 cups base Prep: 40 min | Cook: 20 min 1/2 gallon apple cider or apple juice (8 cups) 1/2 cup cinnamon honey, wildflower honey, orange blossom honey, or desired honey 1 orange, sliced...