Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
Recently, I was standing in front of a beautiful display of apples at a local grocery store. A very puzzled gentleman asked me which apples were for pies. His wife had given him the shopping list, but had not explained which type of apple to buy. If... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter... Read more
I had someone tell me that drinking a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with water can help with weight loss. She said that she's lost weight drinking it. Has anyone ever heard of this and is it ok? (She only drinks it like once a day.)... Read more
This morning I ate a "sugar apple" or at least this is what it's called in my island. I tried to track it as that; but SP nurtition tracker didn't find a match. I googled it to see if I was using the correct name (cause some foods are called differen... Read more
This team is to motivate and encourage California's High Desert (Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia, Phelan, Lucerne Valley, Oro Grande, Oak Hills, Silver Lakes, and Victorville.)Sparkers.... Read more
Now that fall is almost here, are you looking for some new apple dessert recipes that won't break your calorie bank? We've rounded up some healthy and delicious apple recipes for you to try.
Fresh Apple Cake
Chef Meg's Mini Apple... Read more
This time of year, everyone has apples on the brain. These crisp and juicy gems taste especially sweet right now, whether raw, baked, slathered in peanut butter… or even drenched in caramel. Caramel apples are as ubiquitous to fall as the chan... Read more
Our trees are full of beautiful apple, red delicious, golden delicious, honey crisps and some I'm not sure of. So today is canning day apple sauce and apples for pies. And what's on the counter? Why Apples what else. Apples wil be our major treat... Read more
Since I started cooking with NO processed foods, there has been a much larger time commitment to the kitchen. There is no way around it. It generally isnít an issue, however, there are always times when it seems like I just donít want to get up an... Read more
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