Fall Fest: A Week of Apple Recipes

Apple Crisp Recipe

Kelsey Nixon - Apple Crisp

Photo by: Adrian Mueller ©2012, Adrian Mueller / AMueller.com, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Adrian Mueller, 2012, Adrian Mueller / AMueller.com, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You know what they say about an apple a day. So why not commit to getting in your red (or green) all week long. We’ve developed the perfect meal plan for a week of all-apple eating.

Sunday: With an eye toward Monday breakfast, make a giant apple crisp. Kelsey’s 5-star apple crisp recipe (pictured above) comes together quickly and is ideal for a dinner party or leftovers.

Apple Empanadas

Monday: Buck conventions and go sweet for dinner tonight. Kelsey's apple empanadas are pretty low-maintenance, thanks to frozen puff pastry. The delicate almond pastry cream cuts any sweetness from the brown sugar.

Grilled Cheese

Tuesday: Care for some comfort food? Rachael updates the grilled-cheese-and-tomato-soup classic with this combo, which pairs  apple-celery root soup with a bacon-apple grilled cheese.

Apple Rub

Wednesday: Adios, barbecue sauce. Flavor your pork tenderloin (or chicken or turkey) with this tangy, peppery apple rub.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS SALTED CARAMEL APPLE PIE Melissa and Emily Elsen Unique Eats/Desserts Cooking Channel Butter Pie Crust, Salted Caramel, Sugar, Unsalted Butter, Heavy Cream, Sea Salt, Apple Filling, Lemons, Apples, Apple Filling Seasoning, Raw Sugar, Flour, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Allspice, Nutmeg, Angostura Bitters, Egg, Mandolin, Pastry Brush

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Thursday: Need one more jolt to get you through the week? Turn to the insanely delicious salted caramel apple pie from Brooklyn’s Four + 20 Blackbirds. It is time-consuming, but completely worth the effort.

Baked Apples Recipe

ALEX_G_BAKED_APPLES_RUM_CINN_H.jpg

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Friday: It's the end of the week! Break into the liquor cabinet for these cinnamon-laced baked apples with rum. Pair them with calvados and, if you're really feeling it, add a scoop of rum raisin ice cream.

Waffles

Saturday: Kick off the weekend with Bobby’s Belgian waffles. The magic is in the homemade cinnamon butter and sauteed cider apples. Save any extra apples to fold into crepes or serve over ice cream.

More Apple Recipes from Family + Friends:
The Cultural Dish: Apple Crostata
Napa Farmhouse 1885: Apple and Chocolate Cake
Red or Green: Spiced Applesauce

Elephants and the Coconut Trees: Caramel Apple Cake

Taste With The Eyes: Bleu Waldorf Petrale Sole

Next Up

This Apple Store in England is Filled With Actual Apples

London's Borough Market has unveiled The Real Apple Store, a giant apple exhibit made to look like an Apple Store.

Nutrition Smackdown: Pumpkin Pie vs. Apple Pie

What is healthier? Pumpkin pie or apple pie?

Beat the Wheat: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Throw away that trendy spiced latte and make yourself some pumpkin pie that actually tastes like pumpkin. Coconut milk is the secret ingredient to this awesome dessert.

Poached Pears: The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

Our poached pears recipe can be made days ahead, doesn't require any oven space and is decadent with flavor, but light enough to follow your Thanksgiving feast.

Beat the Wheat: Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

Get this easy, gluten-free nut-free Carrot Cake Recipe recipe.

Hump Day Snack: Mini Pumpkin-Pie-Slice Cookies

Create these adorable Mini Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies for a seasonal snack or to use as place settings on your Thanksgiving Day table.

On TV

Unique Eats

7am | 6c

Unique Eats

7:30am | 6:30c

Unique Eats

8am | 7c

Unique Eats

8:30am | 7:30c

Unique Eats

9am | 8c

Unique Eats

9:30am | 8:30c

Man Fire Food

12pm | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30pm | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1pm | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Good Eats

3pm | 2c

Good Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Good Eats

4pm | 3c

Good Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Good Eats: Reloaded

5:30pm | 4:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Iron Chef America

8pm | 7c
What's Hot
What's Hot

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Sundays 10|9c

So Much Pretty Food Here