The bucolic dream of a fresh haul of locally-grown and hand-picked apples means that a box of fruit landing close to my body weight in size inevitably nests itself on my kitchen counter each and every fall. About five minutes in – when the dream has worn off – it actually becomes game time as I then need to find a use for a crop that brings delicious to the table in very sizeable abundance.
Fear not, lovers of the Macintosh, Gala, Empire, and beyond! Check out these delicious and crazy simple “fruit of the fall” ideas to see some light at the end of that crate. Check out this week’s “Supermarket Score” on Rachael Ray’s blog for some great apple-based ideas.