Tag: apple

Delicata Squash Apple & Pearl Onion Saute

Ingredients: 1 delicata squash, peeled and cubed 1 large Stayman winesap apple, cubed 1 3/4 cup pearl onions, peeled 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon mustard seed seeds from the squash, washed well freshly ground black pepper salt Directions: Heat the butter and […]

Vanilla Bean Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 12 “baby” apples for the caramel: 1 cup heavy cream 3 cups sugar 1/4 cup cane syrup 1/2 cup water 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 teaspoons vanilla scrapings from 1 vanilla bean pinch salt Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silipat. Set aside. In a small sauce […]

Sweet & Spicy Apple Slices

Ingredients: 20 Stayman-Winesap apples (or other firm, sweet apples) 10 cups water 4 cups sugar 6 cinnamon sticks 6 vanilla beans 12 whole star anise 12 black peppercorns 2 tablespoons whole cloves Directions: Prep 6 quart jars. Evenly divide the spices between the jars. Peel, core and slice the apples. […]

Apple Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 12 oz whole cranberries 1 small apple, peeled and diced (I used Stayman Winesap) 1 cup water 2/3 cup sugar juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons rye or bourbon Directions: Bring the cranberries, water, apple, sugar and lemon juice to a boil. Reduce heat then simmer until thickened, stirring […]

Stayman-Winesap Apple Butter

Ingredients: 10 Stayman Winesap apples, sliced 1 cup apple cider 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1 stick cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg Directions: Place all ingredients in a 4 quart slow cooker. Cook on low for 10-12 hours. Vent by placing the lid on askew and cook on low […]

Better Than Split Pea Soup

Ingredients: 5 cups chicken or ham stock 2 cups cubed smoked ham* 1 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 cup green split peas 1 cup yellow split peas 1/4 cup diced apple (I used a Stayman Winesap) 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, […]

Heirloom Apple Pie

Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds baking apples*, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, cubed 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg double pie crust (I used cheddar-black pepper) Directions: Mix all of the ingredients together. […]

Chocolate Drizzled Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 6 large apples for the caramel: 1 cup heavy cream 3 cups sugar 1/4 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup water 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces pinch salt for the chocolate 4-6 oz dark chocolate 1 tablespoon melted butter sprinkles colored sugar candy bits Directions: Line a […]

Apple Flax Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup water 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup flaxseed meal 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease […]

Salted Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 10 bite-sized lady apples with stems attached 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/8 cup golden syrup 1/8 cup water 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 teaspoon sea salt Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. In a small sauce pan bring […]