Apple Holidays: Which Apple Day Will You Celebrate?
Apple Holidays You Can Shout About!
Did you know that there are almost a dozen day-long apple holidays scattered throughout the year? There is also a National Apple Week and to top it off, National Apple Month actually spans September, October and November! If you're an apple lover . . . how cool is that?
It is said that apples are one of the most varied food on the planet . . . with more apple varieties on record than for any other fruit. As a matter of fact, there are literally hundreds of varieties grown in the United States alone.
How should you celebrate an apple holiday? Here are a few ideas you can use . . .
January 1: Apple Gifting Day
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May 13: National Apple Pie Day
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June 6: National Applesauce Cake Day
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July 5: National Apple Turnover Day
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In Honor of National Apple Turnover Day . . . visit this link for great apple turnover recipes . . .
- Apple Turnovers - Cooks.com Recipes
Dozens of mouth-watering apple turnover recipes to choose from
- Flaky Apple Turnovers - Big Oven
These gorgeous sugar crystal-encrusted, flaky turnovers are made from scratch using a simplified "quick" puff pastry technique.
- Apple Turnovers - Taste of Home
Find recipes for Apple Turnovers and other Apple Dessert recipes.
National Apple Week
the Second Week
September 17: National Apple Dumpling Day
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In Honor of National Apple Dumpling Day . . . visit these links for great apple dumpling recipes . . .
September 30: National Hot Mulled Cider Day
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October 5: National Apple Betty Day
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In Honor of National Apple Betty Day . . . visit this link for a list of great apple betty recipes . . .
October 21: Caramel Apple Day
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October 31: National Candy Apple Day
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In Honor of National Candy Apple Day . . . visit these sites for great candy apple tips and recipes . . .
- How to Make Perfect Candy Apples
Candy apples are a classic treat. How to make perfect candy apples offers tips and advice on how to make candy apples you'll love. It's easy to do, and you're sure to enjoy the results.
- Candied Apples
Candied apples are a staple food at local county fairs and carnivals. They are sold on sticks and usually dipped in a sugar based coating. They can also be dipped in caramel or chocolate. The apples can then be adorned with other toppings such as cru
December 1: Eat A Red Apple Day
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Which is YOUR Favorite Red Apple For Snacking?
Fresh apples taste great and provide essential vitamins, minerals and fiber, so in honor of Eat A Red Apple Day, the celebration is simple . . . Eat A Red Apple!
According to the U.S. Apple Association, here are the top red-dish colored apples graded "Excellent" for snacking." VOTE for your favorite . . .
Which is YOUR Favorite?
December 3: National Apple Pie Day ... Again!
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National Apple Month
is celebrated in
Apples: A Rich Tradition - Celebrate An Apple Day With This Guide . . .
Apple cider, applesauce, apple butter, apple pie, apple fritters, apple pandowdy, these are just a few of the "wonderful good" Pennsylvania Dutch apple foods that have been passed down by generations. Apples have always been an important part of Pennsylvania's agricultural and food heritage and this book traces the history and lore of the fruit in the Keystone State.