September 29, 2009

What Is Your Favorite Kind of Apple?

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With apples just about everywhere you look, fall is the time to take advantage of the popular fruit. So what’s your favorite? Is it the Granny Smith, the Jonathan, or how about Fuji? Full of apple recipes and helpful tips, Recipe4Living put together an apple guide to help you spot the perfect apple for your fall cooking. From Braeburn apples to the Golden Delicious variety, we’ve got specific recipes for 8 different types of apples! Check them out after the jump and let us know what your favorite apple is in the comments!

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September 25, 2009

Foodie Vocab #13: Bosc

Every Friday at Chew on That, we test your foodie vocabulary by quizzing you on a new foodie word and supply delicious recipes to match!

This week’s word is: bosc (noun).

Please choose the most appropriate answer. A bosc is a type of:

a.) tomato
b.) pear
c.) wine
d.) cheese

No cheating!

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September 24, 2009

Autumn Apple Cheesecake

Apple Cheesecake

Let’s cut right to the chase: it’s fall (read: it’s apple season). And that means apples are everywhere! Why not use them in your next delicious dessert concoction? I say we should which is why this autumn-flavored cheesecake recipe from Recipe4Living caught my eye. Not only is it a cheesecake (which in most cases is good enough!) but it incorporates apples and cinnamon in a very delicious way. So if you’re looking for something to bring to a potluck or just an impressive dessert for a gathering at your own place, try this one on for size!

Recipe after the jump!

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September 23, 2009

Sad, But True

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You might think you’re looking at a map of population density in the United States but what you’re actually looking at is a map of U.S. McDonald’s locations.  Yes, if McDonalds headquarters knows what its doing (and clearly they do), these two metrics should geographically mirror one another. But, when you actually see the quantity and the distance from one McDonalds to another mapped out visually like so, it’s a little bit nauseating.

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