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SugarBee® Apple Cider Caramels

2021-12-14T17:02:17+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients 7 cups SugarBee® apple cider 2 cups organic cranberry juice 1 heaping tsp. of cloves 1 heaping tsp. allspice berries ½ tsp. whole black peppercorns 2 whole cinnamon sticks 1 organic orange sliced in rounds *Optional: 1 cup of red wine, rum, or brandy Directions Add all your spices to a tea ball infuser or cheesecloth secured with kitchen twine. Add all the ingredients to a crock pot or stock pot. Simmer for 2 hours, or keep in a crock pot on low for 2-4 You can keep this going in a crock pot on low for at [...]

SugarBee® Apple Cider Caramels2021-12-14T17:02:17+00:00

SugarBee® Apple Winter Wassail

2021-12-13T01:23:50+00:00

Ingredients 7 cups SugarBee® apple cider 2 cups organic cranberry juice 1 heaping tsp. of cloves 1 heaping tsp. allspice berries ½ tsp. whole black peppercorns 2 whole cinnamon sticks 1 organic orange sliced in rounds *Optional: 1 cup of red wine, rum, or brandy Directions Add all your spices to a tea ball infuser or cheesecloth secured with kitchen twine. Add all the ingredients to a crock pot or stock pot. Simmer for 2 hours, or keep in a crock pot on low for 2-4 You can keep this going in a crock pot on low for at least 4 [...]

SugarBee® Apple Winter Wassail2021-12-13T01:23:50+00:00

KORU® Apple Winter Wassail

2021-12-13T01:20:49+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients 2 Koru® Apples sliced 7 cups spiced apple cider 2 cups organic cranberry juice 1 heaping tsp. of cloves 1 heaping tsp. allspice berries 2 whole cinnamon sticks 1 organic orange sliced in rounds ½ cup fresh cranberries *Optional: 1 cup of red wine, rum, or brandy Directions Add all your spices to a tea ball infuser or cheesecloth secured with kitchen twine. Add all the ingredients to a crock pot or stock pot. Simmer for 2 hours, or keep in a crock pot on low for 2-4 You can keep this going in a crock pot [...]

KORU® Apple Winter Wassail2021-12-13T01:20:49+00:00

Curried Pear & Pumpkin Soup

2021-12-10T23:34:09+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients: 1 canned pumpkin 15oz 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. butter 1 large yellow onion chopped (1 ½ cups) 2 ½ tsp. yellow curry powder 1 tsp. turmeric 1 tsp. garam marsala ½ tsp. ground ginger Pinch of nutmeg 2 cups peeled, chopped D’Anjou pears (about 3 pears) 1 ½ cups water 1 clove of garlic 4 cups vegetable stock ½ tsp. salt Fresh ground pepper to taste 1.5 cups of cubed Yukon Gold potatoes Directions: Heat olive oil and butter in a large heavy bottomed pot on medium heat. Add the onion, spices, and garlic. Sautee [...]

Curried Pear & Pumpkin Soup2021-12-10T23:34:09+00:00

Sweet Potato & KORU™ Apple Latkes with Lemon Tahini Drizzle

2021-11-23T22:54:14+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser Yield: Approximately 8 Latkes Ingredients Latke: 1 large, sweet potato  1 KORU® apple  1 small onion 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour (1-1 gluten free flour works as well!) 1 tbsp. olive oil  1 tsp. turmeric 1 tsp. chili powder ½ cup chopped kale  Fresh cracked pepper to taste 1 large egg Tahini Drizzle: 3 tbsp. of tahini 1 tbsp. sour cream 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. honey Hot water for thinning to desired consistency Directions Combine all the ingredients for the tahini in a small bowl and set aside. In a food processor or [...]

Sweet Potato & KORU™ Apple Latkes with Lemon Tahini Drizzle2021-11-23T22:54:14+00:00

Dried KORU® Apple & Cinnamon Stick Garland

2021-11-23T19:06:47+00:00

Written by: Valerie Musser Nothing is more idyllic than a handmade garland for the holidays and this KORU® and cinnamon stick swag does not disappoint! This garland is a very easy-to-do project. KORU® Apples are the ideal candidate for this, as they are slow to brown, crisp and hold their shape during the drying process better than other varieties. Yield: Makes 3 3ft garlands Supplies: KORU® Apples (I used 3 apples for my garland, but you can use more or less, depending on the length that you need.) Dehydrator or baking sheet for oven method  Cinnamon sticks (easy to order in bulk [...]

Dried KORU® Apple & Cinnamon Stick Garland2021-11-23T19:06:47+00:00

Rockit™ Apple Stamped Tea Towels Holiday Gifting

2021-11-23T18:58:10+00:00

Written by: Valerie Musser Block Printing dates back thousands of years and has origins in China, before becoming increasingly popular in Asia, making India, the epicenter of block printing popularity. Nowadays, it is seen on everything! Go to your local home store and you will see this art style on pillows, napkins, lamp shades, tablecloths, and other textiles. As far as difficulty goes, it depends on your desired outcome. You can go with a simplistic design like shown above, or add an all over pattern of different colors, like shown below. It is up to you and your artistic comfort level. [...]

Rockit™ Apple Stamped Tea Towels Holiday Gifting2021-11-23T18:58:10+00:00

Rockit™ Apple Power Bites

2021-11-22T21:08:48+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser Yield: 3 days’ worth Ingredients 1 cup peanut or almond butter ½ cup unsweetened coconut shreds ½ cup chopped dates or raisins 1 tbsp hulled hemp seeds 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp cacao nibs 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp cinnamon Rockit™ Apples sliced or roughly chopped Method Add all the above ingredients to a bowl except for the apple. Divide the mixture into three parts and using your hands, roll into three balls. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Eat with your Rockit™ apples by putting the nut mixture [...]

Rockit™ Apple Power Bites2021-11-22T21:08:48+00:00

Lucy™ Rose Apple & Goat Cheese Frosted Cake

2021-11-15T18:01:50+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser Ingredients: Cake 1 ¾ c. All-Purpose Flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cardamom ½ c. corn oil ½ c. white sugar ½ c. brown sugar 2 eggs ½ tsp. vanilla extract ½ c. sour cream 1 c. shredded Lucy™ Rose or Glo apples Frosting ½ c. butter softened 3 oz. goat cheese softened 3 c. powdered sugar ½ tsp. vanilla extract 2 tbsp. heavy cream Infused Caramel Sauce 1 whole cinnamon stick ½ c. heavy cream ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon 2/3 c. sugar 2 tbsp. apple cider 1 tbsp. [...]

Lucy™ Rose Apple & Goat Cheese Frosted Cake2021-11-15T18:01:50+00:00

KORU™ Apple Chutney & KORU™ Apple Butter

2021-11-08T18:00:34+00:00

Recipe by: Valerie Musser KORU® apples are wonderful for cooking as they are naturally sweet, juicy and taste of vanilla and spice! During the holidays, there are so many ways to use apples, but two of my personal favorites are in apple butter and apple chutney.  They work great as a make ahead accompaniment to a charcuterie board or given as a homemade gift.  Apple chutney is a savory condiment. It originated in India and has spread throughout the world due to its delightful flavors. It is sweet, spicy, and the vinegary finish goes great with meats, cheeses and even spread on [...]

KORU™ Apple Chutney & KORU™ Apple Butter2021-11-08T18:00:34+00:00
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