Apples and fall are nearly synonymous. They go together like pumpkins and Halloween, snow and sledding, and summer and swimming.
A fall outing to one of the nearby apple orchards offers more than a bag of apples to bring home. The trip can be an event -- a fun-filled day of entertainment for the entire family.
Author Beth Dooley frequents the Minneapolis Farmers Market often, as she did one recent summer morning. (Linda E. Andersen/Review)
Minnesota’s Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook” by Beth Dooley could be subtitled “A guide to everything you need to know when going to a farmers market.”
For more than 20 years Dooley has been shopping at farmers markets, enjoying the colors and scents of the fresh produce, chatting with the growers and learning the best ways to prepare what she buys.
She shares her knowledge of locally grown foods and favorite recipes in her latest book, which was published earlier this year by the University of Minnesota Press.
Did the kids or grandkids go overboard coloring hard-boiled eggs this year? This is a handy recipe to have around for everything from Easter to picnics and buffets -- a come-back-for-more healthy twist on deviled eggs.