Recipe report: It’s apple season
With apples at their seasonal peak, it’s the perfect time to turn them into recipe stars. So bake up a dessert, toss into a salad, add to an entree and let the bounty of rosy red fruit inspire you.
Honey, Brown Butter & Brandy Apple Crisp
Chef Kathy Casey tweaks a traditional apple crisp by sweetening both the topping and filling with honey. Puffed rice cereal adds another textural element to the crumbly topping, while subbing garam masala for ground cinnamon in the filling provides an exotic flavor twist.
Apple Onion Prosciutto Tart
Chef and cookbook author Jenn Louis fashions a rustic tart with a topping of apples, onions, prosciutto, soft Italian cheeses and herbs. Although it resembles a pizza, the rich pastry, sophisticated toppings and handcrafted shape make it a showstopper.
Salmon with Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Apple Salsa
This fresh apple salsa pairs well with salmon, but can also add a tasty accent to pork, chicken or other seafood. Diners are increasingly seeking foods that boost wellness, and this dish is high in heart-healthy omega-3 fats and disease-fighting antioxidants.