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Cinnamon Apple Crisp: The Perfect Fall Dessert

It wouldn’t be fall without an apple dessert! I love a good apple pie (especially The Chopping Block's), but sometimes I don't want to fuss with pie dough. This recipe gives you everything you know ...

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Real Caramel Apples

Caramel apples have come a long way since I was a kid. Back then, caramel apples were for Halloween and nothing else.

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Celebrate with Cider Cocktails

We are at the height of apple season, and The Chopping Block celebrates apple season in a big way, namely at the annual Lincoln Square Apple Fest. We serve our famous Apple Pie by the slice at this ...

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Apple Whiskey-Glazed Turkey Apple Cheddar Meatballs

I recently spent a girl’s weekend in Galena with one of my best friends, Julianne. I had never been before and enjoyed soaking in the small-town vibes, quaint shops along main street, the country ...

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Say Cheese to a New Grilled Cheese and Soup Combo

When it comes to food, cheese is definitely my guilty pleasure. It’s my go-to cure for any bad day, not to mention that it’s delicious with wine, which doesn’t hurt either!

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Apple Coffee Cake Muffins

Show of hands: how many of you get so excited to go apple picking and then come home and pour all the apples out of the bags only to realize you bought enough apples for your whole block? Or is that ...

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Comparing Apples to Apples

Now that fall is here, there is one food that seems to be trending over and over… pumpkin. Actually, it is all about the pumpkin spice and not the authentic food. My question is why don’t we start ...

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Apple-icious Treats

How odd to talk about apples now, right? We have an abundance of fresh Summer fruits and berries available, and I’m suggesting you cook with apples? But stick with me for a minute! What’s one of the ...

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Apple Pie Empanadas: A Perfect Hand-Held Treat

Who doesn’t love empanadas? They are the perfect size hand-held treat, and can be sweet or savory depending on what mood you’re in. Savory empanadas can be filled with meat, seafood, cheese or ...

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Eating all the Chilies in New Mexico

Every time I visit my sister and brother-in-law in Santa Fe, New Mexico, I insist on eating as many dishes with chilies as possible. I say to them all of the time, "I have to eat all of the chilies!" ...

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