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Sifted: Pumpkin Croissant Donuts, Croque Monsieur Bites + More

Pumpkin Maple Croissant Donuts by Monday Morning Donuts

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. The Cronut craze is still going strong.  Get your fix at home with Monday Morning Donut’s pumpkin maple croissant donuts.
  2. We’d like an invite to any party serving these croque monsieur bites by Eat. Live. Travel. Write.
  3. Apple recipes have swarmed the blogosphere. Start your fall baking with The Baker Chick’s apple cheddar scones.
  4. If cooler weather means brown butter pumpkin waffles by Two Peas & Their Pod, bring on autumn!
  5. This jaw-dropping Instagram cake by Ann Reardon certainly deserves the utmost of likes (via Huffpost)

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Sifted: Orange-O-Lanterns, Beer Waffles + More

Orange-O-Lanterns by Just Putzing Around The Kitchen

 

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. Carving pumpkins is a messy (not always fun) task. Just Putzing Around the Kithen’s orange-o-laterns, however, are easy, adorable and perfect for holding Halloween candies.
  2. Brown Butter Pumpkin Beer Waffles: Yes, this recipe exists. Thank you, Hungry Girl por Vida. We’ll be making these soon.
  3. Savory and sweet work together in Spicy Ice Cream’s decadent chocolate olive oil mousse with bourbon caramel popcorn. 
  4. It’s apple thyme! Spoon Fork Bacon adds an aromatic twist to the classic fall cake.
  5. Do you have a favorite fresh pasta recipe? The Endless Meal’s homemade ravioli has inspired our inner-Italian spirit.

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  • Alton’s sweet potato waffles don’t call for booze, but they make for a mighty tasty fall breakfast.
  • If anyone could host the the best and baddest Halloween bash, it’s Nadia G. Check out her hot party ideas.

Summer Fest: 7 Apple Desserts Beyond Pie

Our season-long garden party Summer Fest 2012 welcomes food and garden bloggers to feature garden-to-table recipes and tips. We’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. Fresh this week: apples.

Here are seven ways to cook apples into a delicious dessert:

1. Apple Crumble Bars (pictured above)
Turn a traditional apple crumble into a hand-held bar treat. Spread an apple butter and dried apple filling into an oat and flour base before scattering with streusel topping.

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5 Recipes to Take Advantage of an Early Apple Season

Apple lovers get ready:  Our favorite fall fruit is now coming into season sooner than expected.  From the apple-growing regions of New York, Michigan, and Washington, we can expect to get a jump-start on everything apple, from pick-your-own apple orchards to frosty mugs of apple cider.  Though a simple caramel-dipped apple is our favorite, there are plenty of delicious ways to take advantage of autumn’s early bounty.  Bake apples into sweet pies and crumbles, or roast them for a savory companion to meat.

Here are five standout apple recipes:

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Cooking Channel Pumpkin Bake-Off

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To celebrate pumpkin season, which unofficially lasts from October 1 through Thanksgiving, Cooking Channel staff decided to forgo a carving contest — too messy for the office — in favor of a fun and tasty (and much cleaner) pumpkin dessert bake-off.

The sweet and toasty smell of pumpkin (and pumpkin pie spice) filled the room as we nibbled, evaluated, and voted for our top pick. Organizer extraordinaire Michelle welcomed and encouraged savory entries, but all participants preferred the sweet route. Here’s a sampling from the pumpkin dessert buffet.

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Fall Fest: How ‘Bout Them Apples?

Tyler's Ultimate Caramel Apple Pie

Fall Fest 2010We’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com.

Let’s face it, apples go a long way in making up for the fact that there are no more strawberries, no more zucchini or corn and no more tank tops and flip flops. During this week of Fall Fest 2010, we’re talking about apples, the generous fruits that see us through the transition of summer-to-fall. An apple, dusted with cinnamon and simply baked, tucked under a buttery crust or a thick layer of spiced crumb topping, or cooked down into a sweet applesauce is quite possibly the most comforting food of all. Forget meat loaf and mac and cheese, nothing conveys warmth and coziness like a an apple pie, like Tyler Florence’s Ultimate Caramel Apple Pie, above. Here’s a roundup of some of the most tempting apple desserts out there — some of yours, some of ours — that are sure to escort you into the colder months, and will make you forget about your flip flips for another year.

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