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An apple a day...
Vol. 9 No. 10

A sophisticated version of the traditional waldorf apple salad comes from California Endive Farms: Endive and Watercress Salad with Apples and Walnuts, above.

Also try Endive Salad with Stilton and Apples.

Apple and fennel combine with fresh dill and Cypress Grove Chèvre's crumbled PsycheDillic goat cheese, made with fragrant dill pollen: PsycheDillic Sweet & Crunchy Salad, above.

This take on the traditional PB&J is an entire, delicious meal. Peanut Butter, Apple and Bacon Sandwich, above, is made with Pacific Beach Peanut Butter's Organic Valencia Peanut Butter.

Peanut butter lovers will enjoy the Watercress and Apple Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing.

The potato pancakes known as latkes become extraordinary topped with lactose-free sour cream from Green Valley Organics, sister company to Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery, in Red Onion and Russet Potato Latkes with Cinnamon Apple Sour Cream, above.

Chef Julia Conway of Stella Cadente Olive Oil uses her Blood Orange Olive Oil to make Apple-Stuffed Pork Chops with Mustard Glaze, above.

the girl & the fig's Gravenstein Apple Mostarda, topping a pork chop above, has creamy hints of apple, raisins, figs, and toasted mustard seeds. Subtle flavors of rosemary, cinnamon, coriander, and ginger add depth and create a nice balance.

Chunks of apple, yam, and potato, along with dates and roasted peanuts, make the extraordinary North African Lamb Stew, above, but the really important ingredient is the rich flavor of the Peanut Sesame Sauce (Regular or Hott!) made by Zena's SASS.

Both wild rice and apples are so versatile that it's no surprise that they pair well together. Fall River Wild Rice's recipe for Wild Rice with Apples, above, is a side dish that will enhance any menu.

Susie Q's Artisan Foods' recipe for Sweet Potato & Apple Casserole is another side dish perfect for fall. It's just one of many dishes that can be enhanced with their versatile Santa Maria Style Seasoning.

Delicious ways to "keep the doctor away"

Made with apples, almonds, pineapple, and other tasty fruits and nuts, Toasted Barrel Chardonnay Crush Bars and Crush Bites, below, from D'Vine Crush mirror the flavor notes of Chardonnay.

Keep It Real Food Co. products are diabetes-friendly, gluten-free, and paleo diet compatible. No-Grain Granola, below, contains organic seeds, nuts, dried apples, and coconut.

One of the amazing condiments from Cultured & Saucy is used to make Apple Dip with Mandarin 5 Spice Chutney, below.

Truer words were never spoken. This is Not Yer Momma's Granola. In the Apple Cinnamon flavor, tangy, dried, unsulphured apples are combined with Vietnamese cinnamon, organic oats, nuts, and more. Eat it right out of the bag and also make Apple Cinnamon Crumble, below.

OneBar is "a full serving of fruit in every yummy bar." The Apple Bar, below, "tastes just like a fresh apple from the farmer's market."

These super sophisticated Apple Sticks, below, are coated with Robert Lambert's Hot Ginger Carmel Sauce and then drizzled with his Extreme Vanilla Bean Chocolate Sauce.

You can enjoy drinking your apple pie, if you prefer, in an Apple Pie Martini, below, with Sonoma Syrup Co.'s Cinnamon Infused Syrup.

Combine cinnamon roasted apples with an oat crumb topping and drizzle with Elaine's Toffee Co.'s Toffee Sauce, and you have a delicious Toffee Apple Pie Sundae, below.

Not a cake person? How about a delicious assortment of pies from Bovine Bakery for your next event? Above is a special order for a bridal shower: apple, strawberry, rhubarb, peach, and nectarine.

Love apples and toffee? This dessert is right up your alley: Baked Apples with Toffee, Bourbon and Molasses, above, made with Toffee Talk toffee.

Agave syrup from 21 Missions Organics balances the tart apples in Apple Crisp, above.

Giusto's Specialty Foods' Snowflake All-Purpose Unbleached Flour is made from all-California grown wheat and it makes the best crust for Mother’s Apple Pie, above.

A quick and easy way to make tasty baked apples is to use Shelley's Biscotti for Shelley’s Biscotti-Stuffed Baked Apples. The combination of the biscotti, loaded with almonds, and Fuji apples is really good.

The Spiced Apple Streusel Tartlets, above, from The Perfect Bite Co. go from your freezer to your oven. Fresh Granny Smith apples are tossed in spices and topped with fennel streusel in a sour cream and butter crust. Can be served warm or chilled.

Classic and simple to make, Fresh Apple Tart with Grapeseed Crust, above, uses Salute Santé! Grapeseed Oil to make the crust.

Mincemeat made with rum and brandy is perfectly matched with Fuji apples and C. J. Olson Cherries' Dried Tart Cherries. Crystallized ginger is the surprise ingredient. Baked Apples with Mincemeat, Cherries and Walnuts, above.

The wild fennel pollen that Pollen Ranch harvests has a light floral aroma and sweetness. Used in cooking, you can’t separate out the fennel pollen flavor; it just brings all the flavors of the dish together beautifully. It's the secret ingredient in this Apple Cake, above.

Kokomo Crepes, above, are very easy to make and absolutely delicious filled with a sweetened apple chutney made with Kokomo Culinary Verjus.


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