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Old 03-28-2013, 02:35 PM   #1
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help me remember

I remember a substitute being mentioned for apples....it had a foreign sounding name....but for the life of me I can't remember the name.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:39 PM   #2
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Never tried it, (never liked it as a kid) but I've read posts that use Chayote as apples.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:48 PM   #3
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Oh yes chayote squash is wonderful. I just sent my sister 3 to make apples . Here is 1 of many thread for chayote squash.

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lo...e-cobbler.html

If you can't find the s/f cider you can use apple tea for flavoring and then add sweetner.
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:16 PM   #4
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Chayote (chie-OH-tay) is a dandy substitute. I've also used peeled and seeded cucumbers or zucchini for apples.
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Old 03-28-2013, 04:29 PM   #5
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Jicama ?
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:22 PM   #6
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I use chayote for cooked versions and jicama fir uncooked. Jicama is great in Waldorf salad.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:06 PM   #7
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What is the Minicarb Bake mix? Could I use Carbquick instead?
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Old 03-29-2013, 07:49 AM   #8
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I've used chayote and jicama for "apples" and both work pretty well.
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