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An Apple A Day

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Apples from an orchard

The season of apple picking is upon us. For most of us, heading to the apple orchard in our flannel shirts is more of a dream than a reality. Whether you and your family pick bushels of apples this fall or not, you can’t deny that an apple dessert in the fall is a true treat.

Today we are celebrating all things apple. From apple cider to apple pie and all the creative variations in between, we have the details you need. We’ll throw in some tips for cooking with apples and adding a fall flair to your home’s décor.

Easy Apple Treats

  1. For your next party, impress your guests with a rich and creamy (no-bake) caramel apple cheesecake. They don’t have to know how easy it was to make!
  2. Apples at breakfast time just scream fall. These apple streusel muffins are a quick and easy weekend breakfast or snack.
  3. No more boring brownie mixes for you. We add caramel and apple to our rich brownie mix for a one of a kind autumn sweet treat.

Quick Tips for Baking with Apples

Know which apple to use for your recipe. This guide details what you need to know.

Store your apples in the fridge to keep the most flavor and crunch.

Apples keep in the fridge for up to two weeks.

Autumn Home Decor Tips That Won’t Break the Bank

1.Let your produce do the work for you. Display your apples in a bowl on the counter. Store your butternut squash, sweet potatoes and other fall produce in a rustic bin or basket.

2.Make your trip to the pumpkin patch early in the season. Grab pumpkins of all sizes and let your creativity flow. A quick search online will give you countless ideas for using your pumpkins to decorate. Paint them, arrange them on your front porch, line them up the sidewalk, or let them grace your mantle.

3.You can whip up a burlap wreath in minutes, and for basically pennies. You’ll just need an old wire hanger and a roll of burlap. The rest of the decorations are your call; Use fake leaves, berries, or ribbons.