When it comes to apples, cheese and wine, three is not a crowd! This playful trio offers a world of possibility and can be the star of your next get together. All the varieties of apple, types of cheese, and choices of wine can make your head spin, so we’ve created a guide to help you pair cheese and wine with three of our favorite and most original apples: KORU®, SugarBee® and Rockit®. (And for a decadent double-dose of apple, add our KORU® Apple Chutney laced with deep balsamic flavor to elevate any cheese and apple tasting platter.) KORU® cheese and wine pairings (pictured above) KORU® apples are [...]
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Apple pie has become a powerful symbol of Americanness that resonates within the hearts of millions. “American as apple pie” is actually quite fitting since, like the United States itself, the humble apple pie evolved from various immigrant roots and traditions. If you happen to be in Washington apple country in July, don’t miss the annual Apple Pie Jamboree in Pateros, Washington where you will be able to taste generations of apple pie traditions by the slice! For many, apple pie was first tasted at the family table; the result of a delicious labor of love performed by a grandmother or other family member. There are [...]
Every grandmother has her version of apple pie, and this is ours. This classic apple pie recipe uses a combination of different apples that are sweet, tart and firm, creating different layers of flavor and texture. Enjoy this classic that will never go out of the style topped with vanilla ice-cream, whipped cream, or all on its own. With a little practice making this classic American dessert will be easy as pie. Read our blog post “How to make perfect apple pie, every time” and you’ll be a pro in no time. Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines YIELD: 6-8 servings INGREDIENTS Crust (enough for one 9-inch [...]
Cooking a meal for your significant other is a wonderful way to say “I love you”. If you want to make a splash, planning is going to be your best friend. Taking the time to think through your menu and organize yourself will ensure a smooth meal come go-time. How to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner is simple thanks to our tips and recipe suggestions below. Decoration: set the mood Valentine’s Day is the opportunity to make your loved one feel special, so set your table to match the occasion. Use your best table cloth, plates and cutlery. Fold cloth napkins into fancy [...]
Recipe Development and Photography By: Annessa Chumbley, RD INGREDIENTS: 1 pound lean ground turkey 2 green onions, finely sliced (green and white parts) 3/4 cup finely chopped KORU® Apples (skin on) 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon salt METHOD In a bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix gently but make sure the ingredients are evenly incorporated. Shape turkey apple mixture into little 2 ounce patties, packed tightly with a little dent in the middle. Heat a cast-iron skillet to medium-high, and coat with nonstick cooking spray, or a drizzle of olive oil. Once the skillet is hot, place the sausage [...]
Eating healthfully while keeping meals interesting can be challenging. What to include? What to leave out? There is no definite answer to what makes the perfect healthy diet but here are some guidelines to put you on the right path: Eat more fruits and vegetables Increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet means you’ll be consuming more fiber, vitamins, minerals and water, while avoiding saturated fat and cholesterol. Start by reducing portions of animal protein and upping the volume of plants on your plate. Apples are particularly healthy and versatile so keep them within reach at all times. [...]
The humble bowl is a simple yet ideal vessel for an untold number of dishes. Offering mobility and comfort, a meal in a bowl can just as easily be consumed at the dinner table or curled up on the couch. Steaming bowls of goodness are omnipresent in our childhood memories, reminders of shared moments with family and friends. Bowls today are suddenly the height of fashion, becoming the backdrop for raw concoctions, smoothies, inventive salads and fusion-inspired cuisine. We love bowls every which way, and to celebrate them we are sharing our favorite one bowl meal recipes. Grab your bowl and [...]
KORU® apples are the perfect addition to this warming winter bowl brimming with roasted vegetables, superfood quinoa, protein-packed chickpeas, and topped with a creamy tahini-miso dressing. Save yourself some hassle by prepping ingredients ahead of time. You can also cook more quinoa and chickpeas than required in order to have them on hand for future recipes like this breakfast quinoa with warm honey pears or our butternut squash and pear soup with spiced chickpeas . Take it from us, batch cooking makes life so much easier! Recipe Development and Photography: Williams-Raines Yield: 2 roasted winter bowls INGREDIENTS For the roasted vegetables [...]
Recipe Development and Photography By: Annessa Chumbley, RD Try this ooey gooey homemade dessert made with SugarBee® apples! INGREDIENTS 3 SugarBee® Apples 1/3 cup quick oats 1/3 cup almond flour 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon raw and local honey METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 375º. Using a spoon, carefully hollow out the center of the apple starting at the top, and scooping out all of the seeds. (Don't go too far to the edge, or the baked apple will collapse). 2. In a small bowl, combine oats, almond flour, walnuts, cinnamon, coconut oil, [...]
It’s the most important meal of the day on one of the most exciting days of the year! With all the present-opening ahead, make sure to kick off Christmas with a gorgeous breakfast spread. Apples are plentiful this time of year and offer the versatility you need to make a range of exceptional Christmas morning treats. Here are a few of our favorite apple breakfast recipes to delight your family and friends around the table on Christmas day. Eggnog French toast casserole Start Christmas with this holiday-ready breakfast bake! Eggnog, apples and cranberries are delightful together. Source: Chelan Fresh Easy applesauce [...]