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From the monthly archives: "October 2009"

Cherry Key Lime Muffins Recipe

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This tart cherry muffin recipe comes courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute and Linda Hundt, Owner of the Sweetie Pie Pantry in Dewitt, Michigan and winner of the 2009 National Pie Championship, Best in Show for her Tom’s Cherry Cherry Berry Pie. According to Linda, “Tart cherries are the most versatile fruit to use, and […]

Tangy Cherry Tea Sorbet Recipe

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This is a refreshing, light dessert. If you’re in the area, you can pick up pitted, frozen tart cherries at our fruitstands. We also ship frozen tart cherries during the colder months, usually beginning in November. Ingredients: 4 teaspoons artificially sweetened dry ice tea mix

Honeycrisp Apple Bread Recipe

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2 cups sugar 1 cup canola oil 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 cup sour milk (add 1 teaspoon of vinegar or lemon juice to fresh milk) 1 teaspoon soda 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups chopped Honeycrisp apples 1 cup chopped pecans (optional) Mix together all ingredients. Divide batter between 2 greased […]

2009 Best Apple Pie Winner: Caramel Apple Pie

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Winning Recipe 2009 Michigan Apples Pie Contest: Caramel Apple Pie Ingredients: Crust: 1¼ cup all-purpose flour 4 to 5 T. ice cold water 1/3 cup shortening Pinch of salt and sugar Stir together flour and shortening. Work until crumbly. Add water and work together with pastry blender until dough forms.  Roll out and place in […]

Apple Cheddar Turkey Panini Recipe

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This quick sandwich can be made with a Panini press or George Foreman grill. Equally delicious if you choose to omit the turkey. Ingredients: 2 Michigan Apples*, thinly sliced 8 slices hearty whole wheat bread 2 tbsp. honey mustard 8 slices (approx. 8 oz.) 2% sharp cheddar cheese 8 thin slices deli roasted turkey Directions: […]

Apple Variety Guide

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Are you wondering what apple holds up best in pie, or which apples to choose for fresh snacks or chunked up in salad? We’ve created a handy Apple Variety Guide with some characteristics and suggested uses for the many apples we grow here at King Orchards.  The apples are listed in the approximate order in […]


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