7 Ways to Show Apples You Love Them
Fall may not be officially here yet, but that doesn't mean you can't get psyched about the star fruit of the season.
Think of this less like your grandmother's apple pie and more like a free-spirited galette with a healthier side. Apple slices and dried cherries -- tossed in brown sugar and cinnamon -- fill the semi-whole-grain crust.
Combining tart green apples with spinach in an easy vinaigrette creates a salad that's simple without being a snore.
Chicken and apples have always been friends, but in this dish, the relationship gets taken to the next level. The fruit and onion are simmered with mustard before being roasted with the poultry and topped by a homemade gravy.
Here, Honeycrisp apples cooked in a small amount of butter become the base for what's essentially a giant, irresistible whole-grain pancake.
Apple juice gets an extra-sweet upgrade when strawberries join the mix. A sprinkling of chia seeds, added just before serving, ups the fiber quotient.
Cooking Golden Delicious apples and honey in apple cider yields an enticing compote to serve over cinnamon-laced whole-grain pancakes. Who needs syrup?
It's the perfect combination of sweet and savory when browned Granny Smith apples and red onion meet up with sage-rubbed pork chops. And who doesn't love garlic mashed potatoes?
Abigail Libers is a freelance writer and editor living in Brooklyn.