The Cookbook That Celebrates the Crisp, Colorful, Healthy Fruit
Easy to grow, abundant, and delicious, the apple is America's favorite fruit. It has a slightly sour and bitter taste that’s overpowered by juicy sweetness—and it is enjoyed daily in homes across the country. Apples is a cookbook by Julia Rutland that features 50 easy recipes geared for busy cooks who enjoy great flavor. The author is a professional writer, recipe developer, recipe tester, food stylist, and television/media demonstrator, so you can be certain that every recipe is a crowd-pleaser! From drinks and salads to breads, main dishes, and, of course, dessert, the options presented here will become instant family favorites. The book’s full-color photography adds to the enjoyment of cooking. Plus, growing tips and the fruit’s fascinating history make Apples even more useful. And when your backyard is filled with more than you can eat, you’ll find simple and delicious ways to preserve those fresh bounties.
People love apples because the flavor connects them to loved ones and special memories. It reminds them of climbing trees, family picnics, and Grandma’s homemade pie. Add Apples to your cookbook collection, and savor this wonderful variety of delicious dishes.
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Country Apple Slaw
- 4 Fuji or Gala apples, cored and very thinly sliced
- 2 cups shredded green cabbage
- 2 cups shredded red cabbage
- 1/2 cup dried cherries
- 1/2 cup cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, plus more to taste
- 1/3 cup toasted chopped walnuts
Combine apples, cabbages, and cherries in a large bowl.
Whisk together vinegar, honey, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Stir into apple mixture, tossing to coat. Cover and chill 1 hour before serving.
Table of Contents
Types of Apples
Planting and Growing
Cooking with Apples
Basic Preservers & Beverages
Breakfasts & Breads
Salads & Sides
About the Author