Celebrate National Apple Month!

Besides being the first full month of autumn and the month of Halloween, October is National Apple Month. Originally started as National Apple Week in 1904, it has since expanded to a full month in celebration of the apple. The apple is one of the most popular fruits in the United States and is grown in over half of the fifty states. Due to its national popularity, the apple has made its way into many different recipes and is a staple fruit in many households.
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Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Everywhere!

Whether we want to admit it or not, it is officially fall. We have passed the autumnal equinox this year which means according to the calendar, we are officially in fall “mode.” The weather is slowly starting to cool in many parts of the country and fall activities such as apple picking, fairs, heading back to school, and raking leaves are all well-underway. It is time to take the sweaters out of storage and start gearing up for crisp, cool evenings.
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What Cheese Goes In Your Favorite Cheesecake?

When you think of cheesecake and its list of ingredients, obviously cream cheese is at the top of said list! In North America, the main cheese ingredient in cheesecakes is indeed cream cheese, but there are actually a variety of cheese used to make cheesecakes across the world!
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Cheesecake: All About The Crust

When you think of cheesecake, what first comes to mind? Is it the smooth, sweet, and velvety taste of the cheesecake filling? Or is it of the buttery, crumbly crust that is supporting the cheesecake underneath? For many it’s both! A variety of cheesecakes come with different types of crusts. While many believe that a cheesecake is only a cheesecake with a graham cracker crust, this isn’t always the case.
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