Apple Recipe Roundup - Savory Simple

Apple season has arrived! I’ve been so excited to see beautiful apples in my CSA basket the past few weeks. In the next month we’ll be setting out to enjoy one of my favorite fall activities, apple picking. I always wind up with about 20 pounds of apples and eventually run out of ideas for what to make. In order to avoid that this year I’ve collected a wide assortment of apple recipes from my website as well as from fellow food bloggers. Below the roundup you’ll find my latest giveaway, one that’s near and dear to my heart. I’m giving away a copy of my favorite kitchen reference guide, The Flavor Bible

Apple Recipes From Savory Simple

Quinoa, Apple & Almond Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette
Apple Doughnuts with Caramel Glaze
Whole Wheat Apple Orange Muffins
Cinnamon Apple Fruit Leather
Caramel Apple Poundcake
Basil Apple Lime Juice
Sandy Apple Muffins

Apple Recipes From Other Bloggers

Bakeaholic Mama – No Knead Apple Pie Bagels
Citrus and Candy – Apple & Zucchini Bread with Honeycomb Butter
Foodie Crush – Bloody Caramel Apples
Domestic Fits – Apple and Blue Cheese Crostini
Chasing Delicious – Apple Pecan Pie
Half Baked Harvest – Caramelized Apple + Cheddar Cheese Soft Pretzels
Recipe Girl – Apple Cheddar Sausage Meatballs with Dijon Balsamic Glaze
Kitchen Tested – Apple Pecan Galette with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel
Crumb Blog – Gingerbread Pancakes with Chunky Apple Compote
Noble Pig – Baked Apples with Maple-Walnut Sauce
Hungry Couple – Apple Pie Martini
Taste Love & Nourish – Apple Pie Smoothie Two Ways
Very Culinary – Baked Apple Fritter Glazed Donuts
A Brown Table – Savory Apple Samosas
Snappy Gourmet – Maple-Bourbon Apple Barbecue Ribs
Farm Fresh Feasts – Maple Teriyaki Salmon Sushi with Apple & Carrot
Vintage Kitchen – Caramelized Apple Upside Down Bread Pudding
Keep It Sweet Desserts – Apple Cinnamon Blondies
Sweet Basil – Bacon, Apple and Applewood Cheddar Grilled Cheese
What Jew Wanna Eat – Apple Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
Oh My Veggies – Apple Cheddar Pizza with Caramelized Onions & Walnuts
Willow Bird Baking – Mini Apple Pies with Cheddar Crusts
Inside BruCrew Life – Apple Snickers Cake
Chocolate Moosey – Apple Cider Cinnamon Rolls
Gourmande in the Kitchen – Apple Ginger Calvados Cocktail
Roxana’s Home Baking – Flourless Apple Brownies
Pass The Sushi – Apple Turkey Chili with Honey Cornbread
Healthy Delicious – Mini Apple Cinnamon French Toast Casseroles
Fifteen Spatulas – Apple Pie Pops with Cheddar Crust
Spabettie – Raw Caramel Apple Cobbler
Java Cupcake – Caramel Apple Milky Way Cupcakes
Apron Strings – Apple Rings with Cinnamon Cream Syrup
Sarah’s Cucina Bella – Green Apple Red Onion Avocado and Red Pepper Salad
Kelly Bakes – Brown Butter Bourbon Apple Honey Hand Pies
Shugary Sweets – Apple Cake with Honey Glaze
Beyond Frosting – Deep Fried Apple Pie Bites
A Year of Slow Cooking – Creamy White Bean and Apple Chili
Reclaiming Provincial – Fennel-Apple-Rhubarb Shrub & The Summer Breeze
Dine And Dish – Baked Apple Brulee
Life as Mom – Apple Crowns

I was recently contacted by authors Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page who let me know that they’re about to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of their acclaimed book, The Flavor Bible. I’ve gone on and on about this book since the day I began blogging 4 years ago. It’s amazing and I reference it constantly. As far as I’m concerned it’s essential to kitchen creativity. For example, let’s say you want to create a fun new dish using apples but you’re bored with all of the standard flavor combinations. Simply browse to the apple section and you’ll find an extensive list of ingredients that pair well with apples. There are also suggested flavor affinities such as apples + ginger + hazelnuts or apples + celery + walnuts. It really gets my mind going with ideas for original recipes. Karen and Andrew will be releasing a new book soon called The Vegetarian Flavor Bible and you can bet I’ll be pre-ordering.


Karen and Andrew have graciously offered to give away one copy of The Flavor Bible! Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter and make sure to check out the terms & conditions. Some important facts at a glance: the contest will run through September 22nd and I will use the rafflecopter widget to select and notify a winner. That person has 48 hours to respond before I select a new winner. The book can only be shipped to addresses in the US. You must be at least 18 years old to enter. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

  • Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig

    I am sitting here in a sea of apples and what great inspiration this is!! Thanks for including my recipe!!!

  • Amy @ What Jew Wanna Eat

    Yay I love apple season! Too bad it’s still 100 degrees here in Texas. Whomp whomp.

  • Paula @ Vintage Kitchen Notes

    I’ve had my eye on that book for a long time. So good to read your review Jen! Gorgeous round up!

  • Debbie Skerten

    Looks fabulous and a great review. Thank you.

  • Hilary

    This book looks Awesome! I love cooking but don’t have the creativity for seasoning and think this might be just up my alley. Thanks for sharing it!

  • Angie

    I read all of your posts on Facebook. I love your site!

  • Maggie

    Oooooooh so many ideas – thank you. Love apples AND your blog!

  • Elizabeth Vogelsberg

    I’m going to make applesauce bread pudding using a failed applesauce bread where I forgot to add baking soda!

    We have lots more apples and the kids are itching to pick more! I need recipes.

  • Rachel

    I love love love apples! They’re not quite ready out here in SoDak, though….

  • Julianne @ Beyond Frosting

    Thanks for including me in the round up!

  • Kate@Diethood

    Best book ever written! I Love it!!

  • Happy Valley Chow

    I absolutely LOVE the flavor bible, such a fantastic kitchen reference. Thanks for sharing all your apple recipes, they sound awesome!

  • Cori R.

    Thanks for another great giveaway.

  • Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen

    Great apple recipe roundup, Jennifer! Thanks for sharing!

  • Cori W

    Can’t wait to try some of these recipes.

  • Angie@Angie’s Recipes

    Love this delicious apple roundup! There are so many of them I want to try!

  • Katrina

    I need this book. It might save me from some flavor clashes when experimenting.

  • Marie

    This is an awesome giveaway! I have been wanting this book for such a long time now. I feel like I could really use the help in getting more creative in the kitchen.

  • carrian

    Great roundup! Pinning it pronto and thanks for the link!

  • Margot C

    The apple have just started to roll in and they won’t stop for months. I’m not out of ideas yet but I might be.

  • Marta@What should I eat for breakfast today

    O wow, so manny recipes with apples! Amazing!

  • Gail @ 2Create in Color

    Thanks for the delicious sounding links in this post! We’re doing Apple Week on our blog this week, and I’m adding a link to this! I would love to win that giveaway; The Flavor Bible sounds like just my kind of book.

  • Kristi

    That looks like the best book ever. I would love to have The Flavor Bible.

  • Kary

    Looking forward to copious amounts of apple cider.

  • Christy Spurlock

    Love the giveaway.

  • Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Love the big apple recipe roundup and links & after all you’ve said about this book, I really would love to check it out!

  • dana

    mmm applesauce bread pudding sounds amazing!

  • jacquie

    I love apple season also!!!

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci)

    I’ve always wanted a copy of this book (I remember when you first mentioned it!). Great giveaway!

  • cori

    I would love this!

  • Tieghan

    Oh this is awesome!! Loving all apple recipes so much these day! PINNING!

    Thanks for including me in the round-up!

  • Sarah L

    I’m excited for apple season, too! Last year my mom and I made a lot of applesauce, but it disappeared incredibly quickly. We’ll have to start early and freeze a lot this year.

    This book looks great. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Dani H

    I would LOVE “The Flavor Bible” ~ I’ve recently ordered all kinds of spices, herbs and salts that I am not familiar with so the I can expand my cooking repertoire beyond the foods I grew up with. This book would be an ideal way to discover how to use the new-to-me spices.

    Thanks for a chance at the giveaway.

  • Anna Lavender

    Anything apple and I am in. I have always loved apples. One of my favorites is Apple Crisp served warm with cream.

  • Heather B

    Awesome roundup. I think I found me some yummy foods to cook this week.

  • Vicky

    So many great recipes to try! Thank you!

  • Elizabeth G.

    Sounds like a great book. Thanks for this giveaway!

  • Laura G.Turcotte

    I love apple season—so many apples, not enough recipes! :) Well, yeah, it’s more like not enough time!

  • KaySue

    This sounds like an interesting book, and would be a great addition to any kitchen.

  • Ana

    Love this round up! New recipes are always so exciting!

  • Pam

    This book looks awesome! It would be a fantastic go-to reference, which I truly need!

  • Sue

    I’m loving my nectarines right now, but your article makes me realize apples are just around the corner!

  • Emily

    Looks like an awesome book!

  • Aimee @ ShugarySweets

    LOVE apple season! Thanks for including me in this roundup :)

  • Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom

    yea, apples! Love all of these recipes!

  • Kayle (The Cooking Actress)

    Yay apples!!!

    Oooh I’ve always wanted the flavor bible!

  • Susan

    I am looking forward to apple season! The idea of having a Flavor Bible is wonderful. I’m pretty good with knowing if flavors go together, but my imagination tends to be seriously lacking, so this book would definitely help my creativity.

  • Candice

    Thanks for all these great ideas. This flavor bible sounds intriguing.

  • Jamie

    Yum, I can’t wait to start baking with apples!

  • Lyn

    This book would be a great addition to help stop the boredom of the same old meals you seem to get into a rut with.

  • Marcia

    I rarely buy cookbooks anymore – (which is a shame because I completely love them) now it seems all I do is print recipes from my favorite cooking blogs. This one would be so great to have…I love the concept of creating your own recipes based on your own tastes & ingredients.

    Great giveaway!! Hope I win!

  • Monica

    I just bought some apples so I can’t wait to get baking.

  • Anne Cater

    Wow – great recipes. I know just what to do with the bag of apples that my friend gave me yesterday! Cheers!

  • Adria

    I have baskets and baskets of apples sitting outside my garage that need to be cooked with! Can’t wait!:)

  • carrie@bakeaholicmama

    Thanks so much for featuring my bagels! What a great round up!

  • Vicki Hale

    I am going to book mark this for certain! And, should I not win the book, it is going on my Christmas list for my daughter and son in law that love to bake/cook. Thank you for the info! Vicki.

  • pat simon

    A Flavor Bible?! How wonderful. Love to have it!

  • Elin

    Loving all the apple recipes!

  • T.R.

    I’m definitely interested and intrigued to try this book.

  • Barb

    cannot wait to start baking!

  • Sandy

    What inspiration! makes me want to run right out and buy a load of apples!

  • Denise H.

    So excited for apple season. Can’t wait to try several of these recipes.

  • Melissa M.

    This looks awesome! I love apples and I love coming up with new recipe ideas :)

  • Kathleen

    It’s the perfect time of year for this AWESOME giveaway! I’m looking at the recipe names on the list and salivating at the sound of Caramel Apple Pound Cake! I sure hope I WIN this one! Thanks!

  • adriana

    what an amazing giveaway! would love to win a copy!

  • annelies

    Congrats on your blogaversary. :)

  • Christine L.

    Would love to have a copy of THE FLAVOR BIBLE and have added it and the upcoming THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE to my wish list. Congrats on your respective milestones and thanks for offering such a fab giveaway!

  • Natalie S

    I would love to have the Flavor Bible!

  • Angel

    Love apple season !!!
    I’m always looking for new ways to use them !

  • natalie @ wee eats

    caramel apple poundcake sounds AMAZING.

  • Mer

    What a wonderful idea for a cookbook! I’ve spent way too much time trying to come up with something new to do with piles of produce, and this would be a great help.

  • Kim Porter

    Loving the apple recipes and your giveaway. Thank you!

  • Lisa D.

    This book looks like just what I need to learn how to explore creative and delicious flavor combinations in the kitchen. Thanks!

  • stephanie

    Wow, looks like I won’t get much done today. Thanks for the recipes and giveaway!

  • Marissa

    Great giveaway! Glad I caught this one on Facebook :)

  • Tracy | Peanutbutter and Onion

    What an awesome collection of apple recipes… thanks for this

  • Jackie {Domestic Fits}

    Such a great book! It’s on my list of books I need.

  • Norma | Allspice and Nutmeg

    Great giveaway. I need this book!

  • Jenn@slim-shoppin

    I’ve made fruit leather with blueberries but I love your recipe for apple cinnamon fruit leather!

  • Kirsten@FarmFreshFeasts

    Jen, thanks for including me in your round up!

    • Jennifer Farley

      Of course, Kirsten! Thank you for always being so supportive :)

  • Teawench

    I love books like this. Definitely need to add it to my library

  • Karen D

    Hadn’t heard of this book before, but it sounds like one I could really use, as I often experiment and ‘cook on the fly’, so it would be a helpful reference.

  • Rebecca

    A beautiful book. Would love to dig into this one!

  • LauriM

    I so want to win this beautiful cookbook!

  • Kate

    With all the buzz about pumpkin I nearly forgot about apples! Thanks for the reminder!

  • Windy Phillips

    I have been eyeing this and would love to win a copy! I’m sure I’ll be sick of them soon enough, but right now I am so ready for all the Fall apple and pumpkin recipes. :)

  • kesha

    I love apples. Thank you for all of these recipes list!

  • Anne

    What a great collection of recipes–and just in time for apple season! Thanks so much. And thanks for the chance to win The Flavor Bible! It’s been on my wish list for too long.