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Apples are sold by the pound.  For snacking, buy small apples.  When buying apples for cooking and baking, buy them larger.


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Frugal footnotes:


- Cooking apples is made quick and easy with an apple corer.
- Be sure you know the different between cooking and eating apples. 
All apples taste different.  Cooking apples are more sour and need sugar.  Some apples go both ways.

Here are a couple classic, frugal apple recipes.


Apple Crisp


4 cooking apples
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup oats
1/3 cup margarine, softened
3/4 tsp cinnamon
3/4 tsp nutmeg
Lay sliced apples in a 9-inch square pan.  Mix the remaining ingredients and spread over apples. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven for 30 minutes.  Apples should be tender and top golden brown.
Waldorf Salad


2 apples, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 tsps sugar
2 tsps lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Melt the butter.  Add the butter and the rest of the ingredients to a blender.  Mix well.  Put the mixture into a pie pan.  Bake at 350  for 40 minutes.







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