Who knew? September is Apple Month in Massachusetts (the rest of the country celebrates in October, apparently). According to a press release from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, our state has approximately 369 apple farms and ranks 12th nationally for production of apples.
Apple picking, canning, baking, frying, eating, slicing, and pealing are classic activities for those of us who grew up in New England, so we've rounded up tons of sweet and/or savory apple recipes to help you make the most of the fall harvest.
- Apple Cider Donuts
- Apple Butter
- Fried Apples
- Hot Apple Barley Breakfast
- Savory Apple Pizzas
- Chicken with Squash and Apple
- Mini Apple Cinnamon Tarts
- Apple Cranberry Almond Quinoa Salad
- Butternut Squash Apple Soup
- No Bake Apple Spice Cake
- Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips
For more apple recipes, check out the recently released Apple Lover's Cookbook by Yankee magazine editor Amy Traverso.
Have a favorite apple recipe? Post the link in the comments section and I'll add it to our list.
Flickr photo courtesy of ingridf_nl