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The Apple of our Eye: Apple Fest

In just a few short weeks, our Lincoln Square kitchens will be filled with clouds of flour, the pounding of rolling pins on chilled pie dough and hand cranking of Apple Masters. We are excited for next month's Apple Fest!

Last year, we went through 28 cases of  Granny Smith apples, hundreds of pounds of flour and sugar and countless cast iron skillets. Read about this four-day stretch that challenges even the hardiest bakers in our blog.

The Apple Master at Work
Stop by for a slice of our famous Apple Pie or take a whole one home for the family to enjoy this year. If you want to try making your own pie at home, we are always happy to share our recipe. You'll definitely want to get an Apple Master ($29.95). It makes quick work of all of that apple peeling!

Pinterest Want fun apple facts, a video on how to eat an apple like a boss and recipes for fall's best fruit? Check out our Apples to Apples Pinterest board.
Hot Tables are Even Hotter
What's a Hot Table? It's a collection of cookware, tools and ingredients you will use in your cooking class. Our chefs and assistants take a lot of care in assembling one for each class. Typically, students get 15% off any hot table item after class.

But next month, we're upping that discount to 20%! Take a cooking class in September and save even more on your Hot Table finds.
Season with Substance and Save

We are also offering 20% Off Food in September. All oils, vinegars, mustards, sauces, salts, etc. are on sale next month.  


One of our chefs' favorite ingredients is flaky and flavorful Maldon Sea Salt. We gathered these five fun salt facts from Maldon

  • Roman soldiers were sometimes paid in salt - which is where the word 'salary' comes from. 
  • In old Japanese theatres, salt was sprinkled on to the stage before each performance to prevent evil spirits from casting a spell on the actors.
  • Salt is used to remove traces of water from aviation fuel after it is purified.
  • At one time, salt bars were the standard currency of Ethiopia.
  • Salt was used to preserve Egyptian mummies (see below).
Sidewalk Sale Steals
Thanks to all of the bargain shoppers who snatched up deals during last week's Sidewalk Sale. We have a few remaining items that we'll be discounting even further this weekend. So, stop by Lincoln Square for the lowest prices you may have ever seen on our shelves.

Want to know the strangest thing we sold during the sale? This mummy who now belongs to one of our own chefs!  

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Expires 9/20/14
Save on Apple Pie Pre-Orders
Apple Pie Our Famous Apple Pie usually sells out during Apple Fest. 

But since you receive our emails, you have a chance to pre-order your whole pie and save $10 (whole pies are regularly $55). The pie comes in a cast-iron skillet which you can either keep or return for credit.

Just mention this email when placing your order at Lincoln Square in person or over the phone: 773-472-6700.

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