No activity more aptly represents fall than apple picking. Once the air turns crisp and we break out our favorite sweaters from a long-forgotten drawer, it’s only a matter of time before we feel the urge to head to an orchard.
Most often, our harvest reveals an overenthusiasm for the change in season. Just as in summer, when we return sunburned from our first trip to the beach, we leave our first Autumnal outing with more apples than we know what to do with.
But apples are one of the most adaptable ingredients from fall’s arsenal. Sweet or savory, they can be turned into a variety of memorable dishes that scream of the season. Here are 5 recipes to get you started: