28 Apple Recipes: the sweet and the savoury

When it comes to fall fruit in Quebec, apples reign supreme, from the early Jersey Mac to the late maturing Cortland.

A wide wooden bowl on my kitchen table holds an ever-rotating assortment of Honeycrisp and Sunrise – our favourites for munching – and the fridge drawer keeps Green Russets and Ginger Golds crisp for salads and slaws.

Local farms open their orchard gates and we are among the many Montrealers who flock through to pick apples. We make it an annual event, enjoy a picnic with the family amid the fall leaves, and stay until the sun dips and the children tire of running.

apple picking

28 Apple Recipes: the sweet and the savoury

It’s easy to get excited about fall baking with such a surplus of local fruit at our fingertips; however, the versatile apple is capable of so much more than pie filling, don’t you agree?

To prove my point, here are twenty eight of my recipes that all feature apples – from sweet treats to savoury dishes, drinks and home preserves. After reading this round-up, you’re sure to bookmark an apple recipe to make in celebration of apple season.

I’m getting started with a mug of roasted apple and rosemary tisane for this chilly morning…

Apple Beverages

Roasted Apple Rosemary Tisane on www.simplebites.net #apples #tea

Apples for breakfast

zucchini apple muffins-2583 blog

sourdough pancakes

Apple Pie Baked Oatmeal | Simple Bites #breakfast #apples #oatmeal #recipe

Savoury Apple Recipes

Beet Braised Lentils with Thyme and Apple | Simple Bites #recipe #dinner #vegetarian #meatlessmonday

apple pomegranate kale salad on www.simplebites.net

Apple & Fennel Stuffed Salmon with Cider Sauce | Simple Bites

Sweet Apple Recipes

Maple Cinnamon Apple Chips

apple pie, pumpkins

Preserving with Apples

apple butter

apples for sauce

Apple butter

Clara picking apples | Simple Bites

Leave a comment and tell me what you are making with apples this fall. Sweet or savoury?

About Aimee

Cooking has always been Aimée's preferred recreational activity, creative outlet, and source of relaxation. After nearly ten years in the professional cooking industry, she went from restaurant to RSS by trading her tongs and clogs for cookie cutters and a laptop, serving as editor here at Simple Bites. Her first book, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars - Family Recipes from the Kitchen of Simple Bites, was published in February 2015.

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  1. This post is the perfect start to the weekend! Here in the Annapolis Valley, NS, our orchards and u-picks are flooded right now. I actually made the butternut squash apple soup posted here last weekend 🙂 I saved the leftover leek I had on hand and simmered and froze a few pints of homemade vegetable broth.

    My next plan with the apples (and pears or cranberries) is to try preserving some sort of fruit butter or jam! Aimee, your cook book and blog have completely changed the way I cook, thank you <3

  2. Perfect timing. I’m going to peruse these later when I have more time..I’m much more of an apple girl than a pumpkin girl, so this is right up my alley. Have you ever seen the cookbook, “An Apple A Day”? Literally 365 recipes with apples. I <3 it!

  3. That last picture of Clara was on the Kitchn this week, did you see it?? Great round up of recipes here! – Kat

  4. I made an apple crisp last night, possibly some apple sauce this evening. My kids (and husband) love oatmeal topped with diced apples sauted in a little butter and brown sugar. Great list of apple recipes!

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