Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

Deliciously spiced apple filling in a fragrant gluten free almond crust make this Apple Pie with Crumb Topping a winner. Step-by-step instructions included.

ABC Juice (Apple Beet Carrot Juice)

ABC Juice (Apple Beet Carrot Juice)

You can make this healthy delicious ABC Juice (Apple Beet Carrot Juice) with a hint of tanginess from lemon juice using a blender. It takes only 10 minutes.

Apple, Green Pepper, and Flax Smoothie

Apple, Green Pepper, and Flax Smoothie

Soy, rice, and almond milk are popular dairy alternatives that have been around for some time. Coconut milk made its entrance like a blast from the past in recent years. The humble santan of my childhood which was used primarily for cooking and never as a beverage, now comes in modern clinical cartons. It is…

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McIntosh apples

Minnesota’s Apple and Wine Country

It is apple season in Minnesota! Each year we look forward to weekend trips to apple orchards opened to visitors at this time. Some orchards not only offer apples but also wines from their vineyards. Northern wines are a growing industry in our neck of the woods and we have several award winning vineyards dotting…

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Peanut Butter and Cream Cheese Dip

Peanut Butter and Cream Cheese Dip

Fall is almost here! The days are definitely getting shorter. The trees are changing color and the leaves are beginning to fall. Scarves and sweater days will soon be here and I am looking forward to the crisp weather and the fun activities of the season. A trip to the orchard for apple picking, a…

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GF Buckwheat Italian Apple Cupcakes

GF Buckwheat Italian Apple Cupcakes

We had our first snowfall this past weekend. It was only about an inch but it covered the place and stayed around as the temperature was below freezing. The lakes have a very thin sheet of ice on them but that will soon melt as the weather warms up a little this week. I sure…

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Use the abundance of fall harvest fruits and veggies in this Roasted Apples, Squash, and Sausage dish sweetened with a little maple syrup. It's delicious! | RotiNRice.com

Roasted Apples, Squash, and Sausage

Use the abundance of fall harvest fruits and veggies in this Roasted Apples, Squash, and Sausage dish sweetened with a little maple syrup. It’s delicious!

Apple and Dates Cake

Apple and Dates Cake

Another fun activity in the fall is to visit the apple orchards. There are several orchards close to where we live but one of our favorites is Deardoff Orchards in Waconia, Minnesota. This is a fairly large orchard with 13 different varieties of apples on 5,000 trees including some Minnesota favorites like the Honeycrisp, Zestar,…

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Beautiful Brown Betties

Have you ever wondered what are the differences in a cobbler, crisp, crumble and betty? They all have some common qualities – fruit, flour, sugar, and spices but are they the same? How about grunts and slumps? When I described what I was going to make to my boys, they asked if I was talking…

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Apple Pie

As American as Apple Pie

This unique lattice crust apple pie has a filling of apples layered with thick caramel like sauce. It is decorated with naturally colored stars.

Apple Stuffed Sirloin Roast

Apple Stuffed Sirloin Roast

Treat your family to this moist and flavorful Apple Stuffed Sirloin Roast. It is a great weekend dish and an impressive one to serve when there is company.