Wednesday, October 24, 2012

What I’m Lovin’ Wednesday: Apples to Apples

When I was thinking about what I wanted to write about this week for "what I’m lovin", my taste buds screamed APPLES!!!  It must be something about this time of year (ha-ha) that makes me love apples.  In fact about this time last year, I wrote about apples (see here).  I guess some things just don’t change, and thank goodness!  Last year I shared apples in general with you, but this year I really want to focus on apple recipes because I personally just can’t get enough.  Do ya feel me on this one or what?!

I’ve never been to an apple orchard to pick my own apples; this is something I need to get around to some day.  While I’ve never picked my own apples, I’ve certainly cooked my fair share, and here are some of my favorite apple recipes.Apple Recipes

22166223137329521_0YBOxrce_cCaramel Apples // Creamy Hot Apple Cider

Quick Apple Dumplings // Apple-Pear Salad with Lemon-Poppy Seed Dressing

Apple Pecan Pie Cobbler // Double Cranberry Applesauce

Caramel Apple Dip // Caramel Apple Brownie Cheesecake

Skillet Apple Granola Crisp // Caramelized Apple Spice Cake

Apple Butternut Squash Soup // Swirly Baked Apples

Apple Praline Tart // Caramelized Apple Crepes

Apple-Pie Cake // Apple-Cinnamon Upside-Down Cake

Apple-Braised Turkey Thighs // Apple Butter
Most of these recipes were on the sweet side, could you tell I was thinking about dessert when I wrote this? hahaha
Have you ever been to an apple orchard? What are some of your favorite apple treats?
xoxo Darby


Meg Cady said...

Double cranberry applesauce!?!?! SIGN ME UP!

Well really I would eat any and all of this stuff!!
Umm I feel like I write that a lot on your blog... oh wel I guess i just love you and your taste!!

The Heights Life! said...

Those candy apples and that apple pear salad!! YUM!! You are making me hungry sister! Now hold you tongue and say apple, LOL!!!

sherri lynn said...

Oh I love apples in the fall! We go to an apple orchard each year and pick apples and then I have a ball in the kitchen with them :) Today I ate some of my vanilla applesauce that I made (my favorite recipe ever!) and I'm making an apple pie this weekend! I actually have never baked an apple pie - can you believe it?!

Joy said...

Terry's favorite thing about apples... apple pies! LOL And my mother makes him one every time we come home. =)

Lindsay said...

Whoa, that is one awesome round-up of all things apple! I need to pin some of them! I have missed visiting you, sweet friend. I hope things are going well, especially with the changes in the upcoming future for you. Have a great week!

Lindsay said...

WOW WOW WOW! Thanks for this. I have so many apples and no clue what to do with them. I was too lazy to look on Pinterest so thanks for this post- I think I need to get on those quick apple dumplings {like now}. What kind of apples do you use {in general}? I have never had luck with store bought apples.

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The Style Chronicles said...

You had me at Apples. LOVE them, love your blog. I have never been to an apple orchard. Note to self FIND ONE close by so that I can get some apples and some good pictures of my kiddos. THANKS for the idea!!! XX ~ E

Irish Italian Blessings said...

I totally knew reading this was going to have me craving apples...even though I'm allergic, I love them!

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