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Apple-solutely Love Fall

During the fall season, the apple truly hits its prime with delicious concoctions like apple cider, apple pie, caramel apples — and the list goes on. October marks National Apple Month, a dedication to the top-tier fruit that’s been around for nearly 10,000 years. But apples are more than just food — they’ve played a central role in several cultural contexts. This hasn’t all been positive though. Literary texts around the 16th century mention the apple as the Forbidden Fruit that Adam and Eve ate. Even Disney played a part in the apple’s bad rap with the Poisoned Apple in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. That being said, being an apple also has its pros. It’s considered the Fruit of Knowledge, a symbol of positivity, love, sensuality and fertility, and it also happens to be the logo and brand for one of the world’s largest tech giants (Apple).

Fun Facts About Apples

If all this talk about apples has your mouth watering, maybe it’s time for a road trip. South Carolina boasts many apple orchards with fun activities for your family that can include hayrides, barnyard animals, bamboo forest and picnic areas. You can pick up some homemade preserves and fresh honey, too.

Apple Orchards in South Carolina

Scrumptious Apple Recipes

apple blossom tart

Apple Blossom Tart

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apple cheddar soup

Apple Cheddar Soup

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coconut French toast with apples and pecans

Coconut French Toast with Apples

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salted caramel apple sundae

Salted Caramel Apple Sundae

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apple tarts

Apple Tarts

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cinnamon apple shortcakes

Cinnamon Apple Shortcakes

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cheesecake stuffed bake apples

Cheesecake Stuffed Bake Apples

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apple fritters

Apple Fritters

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dutch apple cake

Dutch Apple Cake

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apple crumb

Apple Crumble

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homemade apple chips

Apple Chips

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salted caramel apple pie bars

Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

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miso caramel apple danish

Miso Caramel Apple Danish

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apple dumplings

Apple Dumplings

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halloween apple treats

Apple Snack Bites

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apple salsa

Apple Salsa

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chocolate peanut butter granola apple bites

Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Apple Bites

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apple cider margaritas

Apple Cider Margaritas

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apple Bundt Cake

Apple Bundt Cake

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apple cinnamon overnight oats

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

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crabapple jelly

Crabapple Jelly

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