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H-apple-y New Year! Rustic Apple Pie Crostata

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Rustic apple Pie Crostata Rosh Hashanah Dessert Recipe

If you spend enough time with me, you’ll hear me reference The Food Network like it’s a part of my weekly schedule. Okay, it is a part of my weekly schedule. My new favorite food show, aside from hilarious Chicagoan Chef Jeff Mauro, aka The Sandwich King, it’s the new Saturday a.m. show: The Kitchen (DVR it). It’s my lucky day because Jeff is one of the hosts of the show. As is Chef Katie Lee, the mastermind behind this gorgeous nontraditional un-pie recipe: Rustic Apple Pie Crostata. She claims she’s not great at making traditional pies look good, but she made lemonade out of lemons with this one, because I actually think it might be prettier than the classic pan pie, and no pie pan is needed! After venturing to County Line Orchard in Indiana last weekend with Layne, Mara, Monica, and Sheri just in time for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish holiday of apples and honey for a sweet New Year with some great friends, I had freshly picked apples and couldn’t get this recipe as-seen on The Kitchen out of my head. So, I brought it into my kitchen. Check out a photo of our apple picking excursion! (more…)

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