The Apple Lover's Cookbook (Revised and Updated Edition)

October 31, 2020
The Apple Lover's Cookbook (Revised and Updated Edition)

Winner of the IACP Cookbook Award (Best American Cookbook)Finalist for the Julia Child First Book Award"The perfect apple primer." ―Splendid TableThe Apple Lover’s Cookbook is more than a recipe book. It’s acelebration of apples in all their incredible diversity, as well asan illustrated guide to 70 popular (and rare-but-worth-the-search)apple varieties. Each has its own complete biography with entriesfor best use, origin, availability, season, appearance, taste, andtexture. Amy Traverso organizes these 70 varieties into fourcategories―firm-tart, tender-tart, firm-sweet, and tender-sweet―andincludes a one-page cheat sheet that you can refer to when makingany of her recipes.More than 100 scrumptious, easy-to-make recipes follow, offeringthe full range from breakfast dishes, appetizers, salads, soups,and entrees all the way to desserts. On the savory side, there’s acider-braised brisket and a recipe for Sweet Potato–Apple Latkes.On the sweet side, Amy serves up crisps, cobblers, pies, and cakes,including Apple-Pear Cobbler, Cider Donut Muffins, and anApple-Cranberry Slab Pie cut into squares to eat by hand.As bonuses, The Apple Lover’s Cookbook contains detailed noteson how to tell if an apple is fresh and guides to apple festivals,ciders, and products, as well as updated information about the besttimes and places to buy apples across the United States, making iteasy to seek out and visit local orchards, whether you live inVermont or California.First published a decade ago, now newly revised and updated, TheApple Lover’s Cookbook is your lifetime go-to book for apples.110 color illustrations