Upside-down Apple-Pecan Pie fit for the Holidays

Julia Rutland, author of our cookbook Apples: 50 Tried and True Recipes, shares with us her Upside-down Apple-Pecan Pie fit for the holidays. INGREDIENTS Makes 8 servings 1 cup pecan halves3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 6 tablespoons melted butter, divided 2 purchased refrigerated piecrusts 1⁄4 cup granulated sugar3 tablespoons all-purpose...

Read More

Cheese-Apple Danish Recipe

Julia Rutland, author of our upcoming cookbook Apples: 50 Tried and True Recipes, shares with us her Cheese-Apple Danish recipe. We tried it out and so should you!  INGREDIENTSMakes 4 servings 1 (8-ounce)􏰭 package cream 􏰁􏰐􏰬cheese, softened􏰃􏰆􏰂􏰑􏰒􏰉􏰋􏰄􏰑􏰘􏰄1/3 cup sugar􏰭1 large egg, separated1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon freshly grated...

Read More

Blueberry-Lemon Crunch Muffins Recipe

Cecilia Glembocki from the Virginia Egg Council gave Julia Rutland, author of Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes, this yummy Blueberry-Lemon Crunch Muffins recipe, and she is sharing it with us. INGREDIENTS Crunch Topping (recipe below)1⁄2 cup butter, softened1⁄2 cup granulated sugar1 tablespoon lemon zest3 eggs, separated1⁄4...

Read More

Autumn Is Mushroom Time

Moving into autumn means it’s mushroom time! Here, Stan Tekiela shares with us the amazing story of the Fly Agaric. The cooler temperatures and increased precipitation cause mushrooms to pop! But before I go on any further about mushrooms, I need to share some basic...

Read More
canning & preserving

A Salsa Recipe Perfect for Game Day

Whether you’re using a portion of the season’s harvest of tomatoes in a pressure canning recipe for marinara sauce or whipping up a quick batch of raspberry jam, canning and preserving are wonderful ways to save money, stay healthy, and prevent food waste. Michele Harmeling,...

Read More
Apples

Apple Puff Roses Recipe for Special Occasions

Julia Rutland, author of our Apples: 50 Tried and True Recipes cookbook, shares with us this elegant recipe for Apple Puff Roses. The apple is America’s favorite fruit, and Julia’s Apple Puff Roses are sure to impress your guests. INGREDIENTS 1 cup water1 teaspoon lemon juice2 large...

Read More