5 Easy Things To Make With Apples
One of the reasons that apples are so popular and prevalent
in our society is their versatility. Apples make great desserts, delicious
drinks, and interesting additions to everything from salads to entrees. You can
even use apples for decoration. In celebration of the apple, below are just a
few interesting things to do with Johnny Appleseed's heritage.
- Applesauce. Sure, you could go for
store brands, but why when making your own is so easy?
and core your apples, then slice them into small pieces. The smaller the
pieces, the faster they'll cook.
the sliced apples in a heavy pan over low heat and cover. You'll want to
stir quite a bit until the apples start breaking down.
it! If you want to add your own seasoning – cinnamon, nutmeg, brown
sugar, etc. – you can, but plain fresh applesauce is delicious on its
apples. A healthy treat that
smells great while cooking and tastes even better, these are well worth
the moderate amount of effort involved.
slice the top and bottom of each apple and remove the core.
the empty space where the core used to be with whatever sweet
deliciousness sounds good – chopped nuts, dried fruit, oats, cinnamon,
honey, maple syrup – then put a dab of butter on the top of each apple.
at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes, or until soft.
candle-holders. For a bit of
homey, rustic chic-ness, wow your guests with these.
- Wash, polish, and core as many apples
as you want for candle-holders, making sure that they stand flat.
- Place candles of your choosing in the
space left by the apple core.
placecard holders. If you
thought the candle-holders were simple, check this out.
and polish the apples, then remove the stems.
a quarter inch slit across the top length of each apple for your
placecards to go.
What's your favorite thing to make with apples?