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Apple Recipes
All Types of Easy and Good Recipes with Apples






Banana Recipes

Recipe for Banana Bread
Simple and Tasty Recipe for Banana Bread

Banana Butterscotch Recipe
Great Dessert Using Bananas- Reminds me of a Banana Split

Banana Fruit Bread Recipe
Banana Bread made with raisins and nuts

Banana Chocolate Squares Dessert Recipe
Great Dessert Recipe using Mashed Bananas and Chocolate Chips

Banana Salad Recipe
Easy Kids Recipe and Information about Bananas

Fried Banana Recipe
Old Time Dessert Recipe for Fried Bananas

Fruit Delight Recipe
Great fruit dessert made with pineapple, bananas, marshmallows, heavy cream



Blueberry Recipes

Crunchy Blueberry Pie Recipe
Prize Winning Blueberry Pie Recipe

Blueberry Buckle Recipe
One of the Best Recipes using Box Mix

Blueberry Maple Syrup Cake Recipe
Very Tasty Blueberry Cake Made with Maple Syrup

Blueberry Muffin Recipe
Old Time Blueberry Muffins Made with Fresh Blueberries

Blueberry Pancakes Recipe
This Pancake Recipe Uses Soy Milk!

Blueberry Streusel Muffin Recipe
A Great Muffin! The Extra Work You put into this Recipe is Worth the Effort!



Cranberry Recipes

Recipe for Cranberry Marmalade
Recipe is by Bonnie Lee Lapier,
1stt Prize Winner at Barnstable County Fair .

Recipe for Cranberry Bread
Two Very Good and Very Easy Recipes for Cranberry Loaf Bread

Recipe for Cranberry Chutney
An Old Cape Cod Recipe Made with Granny Smith Apples

Recipe For Cranberry Coffee Cake
Excellent Recipe for Coffee Cake Made with Frozen or Fresh Cranberries

Recipe for Cranberry Crunch
Easy to Make Cranberry Dessert made with Oatmeal and Canned Cranberries

Recipe for Cranberry Juice Cocktail
Cranberry Beverage Recipe Made with Fresh Herbs

Recipe for Cranberry Nut Bread
Easy and Good Nut Bread Recipe for the Beginning Baker!

Recipe for Cranberry Nut Squares
Easy and Very Good Recipe for Cranberry Squares

Cranberry Orange Relish Recipe
Nice Relish Recipe made with Cranberries, Oranges and Sugar

Recipe for Cranberry Pie
Old Cape Cod Recipe Using Cranberries-Very Good Recipe

Recipe for Cranberry Pudding
Mrs. Peterson's Recipe for Swedish Pudding

Recipe for Cranberry Relish
This Cranberry Relish Recipe is Made with Macintosh Apples

Recipe for Cranberry Salad
Simple Jello Recipe that uses Canned Cranberries

Recipe for Cranberry Wassail Punch
A Cape Cod Traditional Recipe for Cranberry Wassail Beverage

Molded Cranberry Salad Recipe
Cranberry Fruit Salad using Fresh Cranberries and Raspberry jello




Various Mixed Fruit Recipes

Recipe for Fruit Cocktail Bars
Fruit dessert recipe using canned fruit cocktail

Frozen Fruit Salad Recipe
Frozen Fruit Salad made with Marshmallows, Mandarin Orange Slices, can Fruit Cocktail, andd Maraschino herries

Fruit Compote Recipe
Simple old time recipe for Fresh Fruit Dessert

Fruit Dip Recipe
Fruit dip made with mayonnaise and marshmallow

Italian Fruit Salad Recipe
Excellent Fruit salad made with Acine de Pepe

One Cup Salad Recipe
Great fruit salad recipe using mini marshmallows, coconut, crushed pineapple, and Mandarin oranges

Orange Cream in Orange Cups Recipe
Nice Fruit Recipe using navel oranges, cognac, unflavored gelatin, whipped cream and unsweetened chocolate

Orange and Sweet Onion Salad Recipe
Simple and good fruit salad made with just oranges, lettuce and onions

Quince Recipe
1859 recipe for Quince and information about how to prepare quince fruit

Simple Fruit Salad Recipe
Very Good Recipe ready in one hour. The old Pot Luck Stand by made with marshmallows, coconut, mandarin oranges, pineapple and sour cream
Banberry Tart Recipe
Very Old Recipe using Raisins, Apples and Prepared Pie Crust

Beach Plum Jelly Recipe
Old Cape Cod recipe for Beach Plum Jelly from Food Fun and Facts

Strawberry Rhubarb Bread Pudding Recipe
My own recipe for strawberry rhubarb bread pudding made with fresh strawberries and rhubarb. We found it very good! Great Summer Time Fruit Dessert Recipe.

Christmas Wreath Salad Recipe
Tried and True Cherry Jello and Pineapple Dessert Recipe!

Club Fruit Plate Recipe
Fruit Salad made with Seedless Grapes, Sliced Bananas, Pineapple Chunks, Orange Sections







Eat a Variety of Mixed Fruit


Kids Fruit Recipes
All Types of Tasty and Easy Recipes for Kids Fruit



Facts about Apples

Good apples for eating fresh are:

Macintosh, Macoun, Red & Golden Delicious, Cortland.

Choose  firm, well shaped apples without bruises.

Small quantities of apples should be stored in a plastic bag in the Refrigerator.

Be sure that there are some air holes in the bag to keep the apples from mushing.

If you have large quantities of apples, store in a dark, cool place such as a cellar or root cellar.


From the Editors of Life & Beauty Weekly








Mandarin Oranges Ready For Picking on the Tree

Different Varieties of Oranges

Early and Mid Season Oranges

Navel Oranges
Available November through January -
Naval Oranges have Extra large fruit, usually seedless. This orange peels and sections easily.

Hamlin Orange
Available from October through December.
A medium sized juice orange, with thin skin and usually seedless.

Pineapple Orange
Available from December through February. Medium to Large Size Orange. Sweet and juicy with some seeds. Deep Orange Color.

Late Season Oranges

Valencia Orange
Available March through July
Large, deep orange color oranges with smooth thin skin, mostly seedless but never more than 6 seeds.

Temple Orange
Available January to March.
A small, deep orange color with oval shape. Has pebbly skin with a few seeds. Peels and sections easily. A rich flavor all its own.

Murcott Orange
Available February to April
Great Orange for Eating. Sweet and Juicy.

Tangelo Orange
Available December to March
A cross between the tangerine and a grapefruit. Sweet and easy to peel and sections easily.

Tangerine
Available December to February

Small to Medium size Orange with a few seeds. Rich sweet flavor, spicy aroma.



Nutrition Facts of Oranges:

1 orange has 80 Calories
7 Grams of Fiber
14 grams of Sugar
1 Gram of Protein

An orange has 2% of your daily Vitamin A needs
6% of your Daily Calcium Needs
130% of your Daily Vitamin C Needs
2% of your Daily Iron Needs




5 A Day, the Color Way

EAT YOUR COLORS TO STAY HEALTHY AND FIT!

It’s important to get a colorful variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet every day!

Why?

Because colorful fruits and vegetables provide the wide range of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals your body needs to maintain good health and energy levels.






Information about Types of Grapefruit

Duncan Grapefruit
Available October to May
Large, pale yellow color, tinged with russet. Thin skin.  Lots of seeds but Gives good juice yield.

Seedless Grapefruit
Available November through June
Yellow skin, small medium size.Usually under 8 seeds and easy to cut and serve.


Pink Seedless Grapefruit Available October- May
Similar to the March seedless grapefruit.The pink meat enhances its appearance.





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