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Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Sweet Potatoes and Apples

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It's that time of year that we want to eat warming comfort foods. I try to use vegetables, fruits and nuts that are in season. This recipe features two of my favorites--sweet potatoes and apples--in a simple yet scrumptious dish. It is easily prepared in a crockpot, although it can be made in a dutch oven or covered casserole in the oven.

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How to Grow No-Spray Organic Apples

How to Grow No-Spray Organic Apples

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Apples are subject to lots of pests and diseases, but one grower has discovered a low-tech way to grow high-quality fruit you won't be afraid to eat.

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Here Comes Honeycrisp Apple Season!

Here Comes Honeycrisp Apple Season!

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It may seem like a small window on the calendar. But oh, how they're worth the wait.

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Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

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My family loves homemade applesauce. Sometimes I use a combination of apples--and even add a few pears--other times I use all of one type of apple. Although any apple can make a good sauce, one of...

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Eat An Apple a Day--In Many Ways!

Eat An Apple a Day--In Many Ways!

Fall and winter months, we are fortunate to have an abundance of apples and pears. We store them in our cold room in the basement and they keep over the winter months.

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The Best of the Fall-Harvest Apples

The Best of the Fall-Harvest Apples

You just can't get the whole pie baking experience from the inside of a box on the freezer isle. No, the true affair of pie baking is an event.

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Video: Controlling Apple Maggots

Video: Controlling Apple Maggots

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If you you live east of the Rockies and grow apple trees, you've probably been "bugged" by apple maggots, or railroad worms. Luckily, apple maggots are easy to control without spraying. Here's how to create a simple pesticide-free trap for just a few dollars.

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Columnar Apple Trees for Suburban Yards

Columnar Apple Trees for Suburban Yards

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These micro-trees will produce normal-sized apples the first year you plant them! God bless the experimenters.

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Breakfast Fruit Bowl

Breakfast Fruit Bowl

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Spiced poached fruit goes well with oatmeal, whole-wheat pancakes, and yogurt.

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Country Apple Pie

Country Apple Pie

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Pile the apples high and glaze after baking for an irresistible dessert.

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A Dozen Antique Apples to Collect

A Dozen Antique Apples to Collect

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Twelve antique apples: their ripening season, appearance and flavor, uses, and strong/weak points.

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Classic Apples for Classic American Pie

Classic Apples for Classic American Pie

Make the ultimate apple pie with antique apples.

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Antique Apples Varieties

Antique Apples Varieties

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Old varieties offer diverse flavors and a wide range of uses.

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How to Prune an Old Apple Tree

How to Prune an Old Apple Tree

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Pruning can bring an old tree back to health and let you reap the fruit of your labor.

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Squash, Apple, and Onion Pizza

Squash, Apple, and Onion Pizza

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Try a variation on the standard tomato-sauce pizza by topping a crust with apples, squash, onions, and cheddar cheese.

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How to Grow Espalier Apple Trees

How to Grow Espalier Apple Trees

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Produce more fruit in less space with this centuries-old technique. Ron Wade guides us step-by-step through the first three years in the life of an espaliered apple tree.

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Celeriac and Apple Salad

Celeriac and Apple Salad

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6 servingsPeel and grate the celeriac to make 3 cups. Place 1⁄2 cup of the orange juice in a medium bowl and add the grated celeriac.Peel and core the apples, chop into 1⁄2-inch chunks...

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