For this trusty recipe, pick tart, firm apples that will hold up to the baking. Slice them thinly and add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a dash of salt. Pile the apples into a prepared crust, dot with butter, and top with another round of pastry. Bake until the apples are tender and the crust is golden.

For this trusty recipe, pick tart, firm apples that will hold up to the baking. Slice them thinly and add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a dash of salt. Pile the apples into a prepared crust, dot with butter, and top with another round of pastry. Bake until the apples are tender and the crust is golden.

Tender morsels of chicken are sauteed in butter and seasoned with garlic and basil before being simmered with heavy cream and Parmesan cheese to make a delectably rich sauce for the pasta of your choice.

Tender morsels of chicken are sauteed in butter and seasoned with garlic and basil before being simmered with heavy cream and Parmesan cheese to make a delectably rich sauce for the pasta of your choice.