Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnover

Who has five pounds of apples in his refrigerator?  This guy.  And I’m betting I’m not the only CSA member with this problem.  I love apples, but I’m not an apple a day eater.  Apples have slowly been accumulating in the back of my refrigerator for the past few weeks (don’t get me started on the pears), so I I’ve turned to something that I’m certainly not skilled at – baking.  But don’t worry.  Even for beginners, these apple turnover recipes will give you easy way to help you use up some of your apple shares in a very delicious way.

{Recipe after the jump.}

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Easy as Apple Pie

Happy almost-Thanksgiving! No matter where you’re having the big meal, this pie will be welcome. It’s pretty traditional and totally delicious.

I know some of you might be a little nervous about making your own crust, but don’t be. Pie dough, like dogs, can sense fear. Approach it confidently and it will respect your dominance. I tried to make the recipe below pretty clear since it’s really only a few steps: make the dough, make the filling, roll the crusts, fill the crust, bake. And then eat. You can handle that.

What else are you making for Thanksgiving? It’s not too late to share a recipe. Email redhookbkcsa at gmail dot com.

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