Apple Bit Créme Fraiche

Makes 1½ cups Ingredients 1 cup créme fraiche 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons apple cider 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 pinch of salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper Directions Mix together all the ingredients in a small bowl until smooth and creamy.

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Apple Cheddar Biscuits (everyday dog treats)

Makes 1 dozen biscuits Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup barley flour ½ cup rolled oats ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded ¼ cup apples, chopped fine 1⁄3 cup applesauce ¼ cup walnut oil Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl sift together the dry […]

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Apple Cider Gravy with Ginger Apple Bits

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 medium shallots, chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 cup tart apples, chopped fine 1½ tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped super fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh sage, chopped fine 1 […]

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Apple Cider Sidecar

Makes 1 drink INGREDIENTS 1 oz apple brandy or apple jack 1 oz lemon juice 1 ounce Cointreau (triple sec, orange Curacao or Grand Marnier) 1 oz apple cider 1 dash cinnamon Apple slices, for garnish PREPARATION Place first 5 ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. Strain into […]

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Apple Gallette

Serves 6 For dough INGREDIENTS 2 cups all purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon maple sugar or brown sugar 12 tablespoons cold unsalted butter cut into small pieces 1⁄1-½ cup ice water as needed DIRECTIONS Combine flour, salt, sugar in food processor and pulse to combine. Add butter and pulse to combine. Transfer to […]

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Apple Walnut Butter

INGREDIENTS 1 pound apples, peeled, cored and chopped fine ¾ cups apple cider 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg, grated 1 egg white, for brushing tops of pop tarts 2 tablespoons soy or rice milk (vegan option), for brushing tops of pop […]

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Apple, Blue Cheese and Bacon Salad

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 head of butter leaf lettuce (or mesclun mix), leaves roughly torn 1 to 2 tart apples, seeds removed, chopped medium 2 oz, Oregon sweet blue cheese, crumbled by hand 3 pieces thick-cut bacon, cooked and chopped 1 medium red onion, sliced in rounds Red Wine Vinaigrette, recipe follows Salt and freshly […]

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Apple-Cranberry Bubbly

Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup water ¼ cup frozen cranberries, chopped 1 apple, cored and chopped fine Directions In a small saucepan over medium heat, add cranberries, apples, water and sugar. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Let simmer gently for about 5 minutes. Cool, blend and strain. Place 1-2 ounces […]

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Apples, Pomogranate Seeds, Honey & Oregano

Fresh fruit pairs beautifully with all sorts of fresh herbs…here’s some combos we think go together like peas in a pod.  After you cooked your fresh fruit concoctions, top them with fresh ricotta, serve with a cheese plate, and of course they’ll pair smashinly with ice cream or sorbet!

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Bite Size Samosas with Apple Chutney

Makes 20 Samosas Apple Chutney Ingredients 6 tart apples, peeled, cored, and finely chopped 1¼ (inch) pieces fresh ginger root, peeled 1⁄3 cup white wine vinegar 3 tablespoons white sugar 3 tablespoons brown sugar ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon white pepper ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom Pinch of ground nutmeg Pinch of salt Directions In a […]

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Braised Sauerkraut Apples and Onions with Fried Tempeh/ Smoked Whitefish

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For tempeh 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces tempeh, sliced crosswise into 8 pieces ½ cup dry white wine 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ¾ teaspoon smoked sea salt or sea salt For sauerkraut 4 tablespoons (frac12; stick) unsalted butter 3 cups thinly sliced onions ½ cup diced carrots ½ cup diced […]

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Celery Root Potage with Fried Shallots, Fresh Sage and Apple Bit Créme Fraiche and Crispy Shallots

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium leek, sliced thin 1 medium red onion, chopped small 2 small or 1 medium celery root (2-3 pounds total), peeled and cubed small 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and chopped Salt Cracked black pepper ¼ cup apple cider […]

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Cinnamon Apple Pie Prosecco

Makes 1 drink Ingredients 2 ounces apple pie syrup (recipe follows) Prosecco Directions Place about 2 ounces of the apple pie syrup in a champagne flute (less for less sweet) and fill with Prosecco, garnish with a bit of grated fresh cinnamon, stir and enjoy! Apple Pie Syrup Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup apple […]

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Creamy Parsnip Apple Soup

Serves 8-10 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 shallots, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine 6-8 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped fine 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 5 cups vegetable or chicken broth 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons black pepper 1 cup half & […]

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Curried Apple Chicken & Parsnip Stew

Serves 6 Ingredients Olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped medium 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 boneless and skinless chicken thighs 2 large apples, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 2 large parsnips, peeled and chopped small 3 fresh curry leaves 1 tablespoon curry powder 1/2 cup red lentils 2 […]

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Curried Apple Chicken and Parsnip Stew

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped medium 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2-3 boneless and skinless chicken thighs 4 large apples, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 large parsnips, peeled and chopped large ½ cup fresh curry leaves 1 tablespoon curry powder ½ cup red lentils 1½ […]

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Fall Fruit Farro Tart

Makes 1 tart, serves 6 to 8 people Ingredients   1 cup farro, cooked 2 tablespoons butter, plus more for greasing pie dish 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped 4 medium plums, chopped 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 cups ricotta cheese 2 eggs pinch of salt Freshly grated nutmeg Plums & Rosemary for decorating the top Honey […]

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Fall Stuffed Mushrooms

Makes 40 stuffed mushrooms INGREDIENTS 40 medium sized crimini mushrooms 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon of each of the following fresh herbs: thyme, rosemary, parsley, sage, marjoram; chopped fine ½ medium tart apple, cored and chopped fine ½ cup walnuts, chopped […]

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Ginger and Apple Crusted Pork Tenderloin

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin Salt ¼ cup honey 3 tablespoons apple cider 2 tablespoons Dijon 2 to 3 apples, chopped superfine 2 (3-inch) pieces ginger, peeled and chopped superfine 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 3 tablespoons canola oil PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400°F. Season porl tenderloin generously with salt. In a […]

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Ginger Apple Cinnamon Bins with Nutmeg Plum Glaze

Makes 2 dozen rolls Ingredients For the dough: 5 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup water, hot 1/2 cup milk 3 eggs, beaten Butter Ginger-Apple Filling (recipe follows) Nutmeg Plum Icing (recipe follows) Directions In […]

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Ginger Apple Tart Tatin

Serves 8-10 Traditional Tart Tatin are made with apples and is essentially an upside down pie! Ingredients 1½ cups flour 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar ½ teaspoon cardamom, ground 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, 1 stick cubed and ice cold the other room temperature 4-6 tablespoons ice cold water 5 medium tart apples (pink ladies, […]

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Herbal Pie Pockets

Makes 12-15 pies   Ingredients Basic Pie Crust Dough Recipe (follows)4 medium pears or apples, peeled, cored and chopped fine2 tablespoons fresh herbs of choice, thyme. lemon thyme, basil, roseamry1 pinch of ground cardamom½ cup light brown sugar or sugar in the raw1 teaspoon lemon juice1 egg, beaten1 teaspoon flaked sea salt1 teaspoon turbinado sugar or sugar […]

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Kale and Apple Salad with Walnut-Herb Dressing

Serves 6 This is an amazing take on the classic waldorf salad, its modern and sassy and showcases the earthy flavors of kale! Ingredients 3 cups raw kale (purple or lacinato), jullianned ½ cup celery, sliced thin 2 tart apples, cored and chopped small ½ cup walnuts, toasted and chopped coarse, plus 2 tablespoons chopped […]

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Mulled Hot Apple Cider

Makes 1 quart INGREDIENTS 1 quart fresh apple cider 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1 star anise 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 to 2-inch piece of ginger, sliced thin (peeled or not peeled) PREPARATION Place all items in a large pot on high heat. When mixture begins to boil, reduce heat and simmer for […]

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Old Fashioned Apple Pie with Cross Stitch Top

Makes 1 pie Ingredients For the crust 2½ cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar or light brown sugar 2 teaspoons freshly grated cinnamon 1¼ sticks butter, cold and cubed small ½ cup ice water For the filling 6-8 medium tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced about a ½ inch thick […]

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Parsnip & Apple Thyme Mash

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 6 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped large 2 medium tart apples, peeled, cored and chopped large ¼ cup fresh thyme leaves 2 tablespoons butter ¼ cup whole milk 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated Directions Place the parsnips and apples in a pot of water […]

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Pumpkin Gnocchi with Apples, Chicken & Sage in a Maple Cream Sauce

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Gnocchi 2 cups (16 ounces) pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted 2¾ cups all purpose flour 1 egg Salt White pepper 1 tablespoon nutmeg, freshly grated Sauce ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 medium shallot 1 chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1 medium tart apple, cored and cut […]

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Quince and Apple Tart with Half White Flour Crust

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For the crust 2 cups Cayuga Organics farmer ground half white flour ½ teaspoon sea or kosher salt ½ cup sugar 2 sticks unsalted butter, cut into small dice, and very well chilled ¼ cup ice water DIRECTIONS Combine flour, salt, and sugar in the bowl of a food processor. […]

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Quinoa Apple Salad with Curry Dressing

Serves 4 Martha Stewart INGREDIENTS ¼ cup raw whole almonds 1 cup white quinoa 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons dried currants 1 small McIntosh apple, cut into 1⁄8-inch-thick wedges […]

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Red Onion, Apple & Brie Tart

Makes 24 small tarts Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry, rolled out on a baking sheet and cold 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups red onion, sliced 1 cup apples, sliced 1 cup brie 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves Salt/pepper Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan over medium heat, and butter. Cook […]

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Mint

Here is a simple & tasty way to enjoy winter’s hearty vegetable with a new and unique twist optimizing our love of herbs and seasonal ingredients, brightening us up in the dead of dark winter.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Apples & Mint

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 pounds brussel sprouts, cleaned, trimmed and halved lengthwise 2 tart apples, cored and chopped into bite size chunks (peel on) 1 medium red onion, chopped medium 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, torn into small pieces 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon almond oil (optional) Directions Pre-heat oven to […]

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Rosemary Potato Latkes with Rosemary Apple Chutney

This is a semi-traditional potato latke recipe with a modern version of applesauce to go with it.

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Shaved Spring Vegetable and Apple Salad

Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 tablespoons fennel fronds, chopped 2 red apples (gala, winesap, or red delicious), shaved paper-thin 2 fennel bulbs, trimmed, cored and shaved paper-thin 6 large or 8 small radishes, trimmed […]

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Spring Greens & Herb Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 1 cup green kale leaves, chopped 1 cup fresh parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 banana, cubed ½ apple, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks ½ pear, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks 1 cup water 1 cup of ice 1 teaspoon salt […]

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