75 recipes from fresh salads to creative soups, sides, main dishes, and sweet treats. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about a fresh, crisp apple salad? A hearty apple and lentil soup? Succulent apple-stuffed chicken breast or spicy apple curry? Or the classic favorite, apple pie? Madge Baird, a regular Johnny Appleseed, has 75 creative, simple, and delicious ways to make eating apples the highlight of your day. As the state fruit of Illinois, Minnesota, New York, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia, it’s clear that the apple is an easy fruit to love. These yummy, easy-to-make recipes make apples even more loveable, showing what a versatile, exciting food apples can be. So, how do you like them apples? Get ready to love them.Madge Baird is the author of three previous cookbooks and is a seasoned cookbook editor. She lives in northern Utah, where she manages a large garden, a small orchard, a flock of laying hens, and several hives of honeybees.