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Ample Apples in Abundance at the Farmers' Market

Apples are this week's featured product at the farmers' market. Here are some apple recipes to try. Share your own too!

Jane Austen once said that "good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness." And she may well have been right. After all, what would America be without the apple pie? But more importantly — what would the apple pie be without the apple?

There are more than 7,500 cultivated varieties of apples in existence, according to the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association, but only a handful are produced commercially. 

This wonder fruit is thousands of years old and packed full of nutrients. A medium sized fresh apple provides the total antioxidant activity of 1500 milligrams of vitamin C, and is full of potassium and fiber.

Explore the selection of apples, including locally grown heirloom varieties, at the farmers' market this week.

Recipes using apples

Apple & Pear Chutney
Apple Celery Salad with Peanuts
Apple Celery Salad with Peanuts
Apple Filled Acorn Squash with Curry Butter
Apple Pear Pie with Lattice Crust
Apple Pecan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Apple Raisin Bread Pudding
Apple-Almond Cobbler
Apple-Almond Stuffed Pork tenderloin
Apple-Barley Pudding
Apple-Walnut Salad
Asian Pear Chutney on London Broil Roll
Autumn Fruit Compote
Autumn Gold Peanut Soup
Autumn Salad with California Figs
Baked Apples with Spiced Ricotta and Maple Syrup
Blackberry Chutney
Brussels Sprouts with Apples
Cherry Relish
Cider Baked Butternut Squash Soup
Cinnamon Apple Crumble
Classic Waldorf Salad
Fall Fruit Salad
Fall Harvest Stew
Hillview Farms Apple-Stuffed Baked Pumpkin
Passover Charoset
Red Cabbage with Apples and Honey
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Stuffed Veggie Herb Turkey Breasts
Warm Apple-Cabbage Slaw

About the Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association

The Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association is a not-for-profit organization that develops, operates and supports Certified Farmers' Markets in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Concord Farmers' Market

Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass & Grant Street

Day Time Season Tuesday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Year-round Thursday 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Clayton Farmers' Market

Diablo Street, between Main and Center in Downtown Clayton

Day Time Season Saturday 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

What's your favorite recipe using apples? Share it in the comments.

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