Apple Cupcakes and 3 Other Recipes to Honor Steve Jobs

steve jobsAs we pay tribute to a genius, a visionary, and a man who changed the way we live and work, food might not be the obvious choice as a medium for honoring Steve Jobs. Unless you're someone who celebrates, mourns, and deals with everything with food. Like this bakery in Rutherford, New Jersey for example.

Sweet Avenue, a vegan bakery, has unveiled its Apple Pie Cupcake in honor of the man who gave us the iPhone, among other amazing things. In addition to giving a shout-out to Apple, Sweet Avenue is donating proceeds to cancer research in Jobs' name. I'll eat to that.

You know what else I'll eat in honor of the man who gave me my own personal GPS?

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Apple Brown Betty

From the Queen of the Internet herself, surely The Pioneer Woman benefited from Mr. Jobs' many inventions. So why not make her Apple Brown Betty that has got to taste as good as these pictures look.

Toasted Green Apple Salad

The man was a vegetarian, and while we know vegetarians can eat more than salad, throw this recipe together for fall goodness.

Ingredients:

2 Green apples, diced
1 Head of Romaine, shredded, washed
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Salt and pepper


1. Heat oil in a skillet on medium for about a minute. Add apples and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until they begin to soften and turn golden.

2. Mix vinegar, Dijon mustard, sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper. Add vinegar mixture to skillet, and cook about a minute or until liquid begins to thicken.

3. Pour apples and liquid from skillet into bowl with lettuce, toss almonds and serve.

All-American Apple Pie

For one of the most innovative Americans of all time, raise a slice for Mr. Jobs, then take a picture, Tweet it, Facebook it, and Hipster it on your iPhone.

What's your favorite Apple?


Image via Bulgogi1970/Flickr

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