The holiday season is around the corner! Thick sweaters, cozy relaxation, maybe a bit of snow, family, friends, food, and of course, New York apples.
Move over turkey! We love you, but the real main event in November is apples. From beverages and appetizers all the way to entrees and desserts, apples are the perfect seasonal, local ingredient to spice up your holiday menu.
Check out a variety of New York Apple Association (NYAA)-tasted-and-approved apples recipes to bolster any meal and are sure to warm up your season! And remember: Ask for New York apples at your local grocery store when stocking up on your recipe ingredients and supplies.
National Apple Cider Day: Caramel Apple Cider Recipe Guide
Toast to National Apple Cider Day with a warming cider that puts the flavor of caramel apples in a deliciously drinkable form! The key is the homemade caramel syrup, which puts an indulgent spin on the classic mulled cider. The addition of cinnamon sticks and real vanilla bean takes things up another notch.
National Cake Day: Apple Caramel Spice Cake Recipe
On National Cake Day, you really can have your cake and eat it, too. Take this Apple Caramel Spice Cake for a spin to savor the flavors of the season! This picture-perfect and heartwarming recipe was provided by Kristi Tursi of Essex Junction, VT—a finalist of the 2018 New York Apple Association Apple Recipe Contest!
Thanksgiving: Homemade Apple Pie Recipe
Happy Thanksgiving from our tables to yours! If you're like us, the holiday season just isn't quite right without a homemade apple pie. Try this recipe and enjoy delicious apple goodness with your loved ones! A big thankful shout out to Jennet Mae Jones of Albany, NY—another finalist of the 2018 New York Apple Association Apple Recipe Contest—for providing this mouth-watering recipe!
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