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Orchard Green Salad with Apples

To finish off Johnny Appleseed week I have a salad that combines tart green apples with candied nuts. Serve with roasted chicken or grilled pork chops. 1 head leafy green lettuce 1 tart green apple, sliced 1 handful candied pecans or walnuts, coarsely broken 1 […]

Apple Pork Chop Casserole

This recipe for apple pork chop casserole was submitted by Emily’s, my sister-n-law, dad. He got the recipe for the casserole from some friends who lived in Boise Idaho and it has been a family favorite ever since. 4 cups sliced apples 1/2 cup sugar […]

Sliced Apple Sandwiches

Apple sandwiches

This week we celebrate Johnny Appleseed. Hard to imagine I can still remember the song from grade school. I loved Johnny Appleseed. I enjoyed the story about planting seeds that will one day grow to be apple trees. When I saw this recipe for Sliced Apple Sandwiches in the September issue of Parents I knew this was the perfect snack to start out the week with.

Red Apples
Raspberry jam
Smooth peanut butter, optional

Cut off the top of a red apple and slice into eight slivers, revealing the geometric core in the middle. Spritz the apples with lemon juice to prevent browning, then spread 1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter and a teaspoon of strawberry jam between the slices.