Valarie Russell on October 13th, 2015

Homemade apple muffins recipe with walnuts is a welcome addition to your morning, everybody loves homemade goodies, and these muffins are no exception! 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1  large apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Valarie Russell on September 15th, 2015

Kids of all ages will love this delicious homemade applesauce for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Mix sweet and tart apples for a unique flavor. You can make this in small batches and refrigerate without canning, but it needs to be eaten within the week.   12 lbs apples, peeled, cored, quartered (about 36 medium) Water […]

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Valarie Russell on October 15th, 2013

This is a quick and easy dessert recipe, I always use our Mutzu apples and local maple syrup.  I prefer a little less maple syrup for less sweetness especially when served with homemade whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. I hope you enjoy as much as we do.   5 apples – peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2 […]

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Valarie Russell on September 4th, 2013

Its apple time, so why not fix this delicious pie this week for your family.  I made this last night and Kenny will probably finish it tonight!   (9 inch) pie shell 5 cups apples – peeled, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground […]

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Valarie Russell on November 21st, 2012

I don’t usually follow a recipe, but wrote one down this time so I could share. The amount of sugar used will depend on the type of apples used. I have cooked these for years with apples we have leftover, and are on their way to the compost pile… ripe but not quite there. These […]

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Valarie Russell on September 30th, 2010

    Loose leaf lettuce (also called leaf lettuce) varieties are those  lettuces that do not form a compact head. Their flavor tends to  be mild and sweet. Most home gardeners who grow lettuce  raise the loose leaf type. Loose leaf lettuce typically is one of  the firs and last offerings at Farmers’ Markets.  The […]

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Valarie Russell on September 4th, 2010

Butternut squash and apples This is a delicious use of both butternut squash and apples.  A family favorite of ours, especially around the holidays.  We like using our Mutsu apples which are both crisp and sweet with a little tartness.  This is so quick to put together that I enjoy fixing it often and everybody raves over it. Ingredients:  1 1/2 lbs. butternut squash 1/4 […]

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Valarie Russell on August 18th, 2010

Fall is arriving too soon this year, our apples are coming in a few weeks early. I guess this is a good thing, but we are still picking the last of our peaches this week as well. We will have both peaches and Gala Apples this weekend at the market.

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