Apple Candleholders

Apples are in season, and they just so happen to make adorable––not to mention budget-friendly––candle-holders. We saw this simple craft listed for Halloween, but we think it can be used for so much more.   Place them on windowsills and mantels for a unique way to cast a glow and usher in fall. Use them in a bowl or on a plate for a unique centerpiece for Thanksgiving. Or place some loose greenery around it for a red and green Christmas display.

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Skill level: Beginner

Materials:
Steel tub filled with water (optional)

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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

You know the drill. Pick out a pumpkin, grab some carving templates and tools, and away you go. But when you’re elbow-deep in pumpkin innards this fall, don’t forget to reserve the seeds for an easy, addictive snack that’s ready in minutes.

Pumpkin seeds, also called Pepitas, are an amazing snack that you can roast and enjoy in just a few simple steps. You can season your seeds any way you like, opting for a savory flavor profile—think cumin and coriander—or a sweet combination, like cinnamon and ginger. No matter how you season them, roasted pumpkin seeds serve as the perfect blank canvas for the flavors of your choice.

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

This chicken  casserole in a cheesy sauce can be ready in no time and you will love the taste. The ingredients meld together perfectly to give it a great flavor. Comfort food at its best!

This recipe was originally titled Chicken Noodle Casserole and calls for egg noodles. But it can be made using any pasta, however. Penne, cavatappi, rigatoni or any of the tubular, spiral or ridged pastas work best with a sauce as the ridges or spirals will hold onto the sauce better allowing you to enjoy it with each bite. Chef’s choice!

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Level: easy
Prep: 10 min
Cook: 40 min
Servings: 6

Ingredients

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Slow Cooker Apple Onion Soup with Cinnamon Cheese Toast

Slow cookers are a busy families best friend. Sweet onion and apples are a perfect combination and the cinnamon cheese toast is a real special treat turning soup into a full meal.

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Level: Easy
Prep: 5 min
Servings: 6

Ingredients

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Applelicious Sandwiches

Apples are an easy (and delicious) way to add extra goodness to simple sandwiches – from smoked turkey and Swiss to grilled Cheddar and bacon. Our latest favorite? Layer crisp sweet Gala apple slices with the peppery bite of arugula and a creamy blue cheese, honey, and walnut spread.

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Yield: Makes 14 appetizer sandwiches

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