4 Fall Apple Recipes

One of our favorite parts of fall is the fresh produce, especially apples! While apples are available year round, there is something about fall and apples that go hand in hand. Large, juicy apples fresh from the local farms are readily available in store

With so many different varieties of apples, there are some for every taste. Apples are versatile, so they can be used in cooking every meal! 

Here are 4 different recipes that embrace the peak of apple season!

1. Apple Quesadilla

A quick, super-yummy dessert little kids can help make and bigger kids can cook up themselves. Perfect for the fresh fall apple crop! Simple to make and delicious, pick your favorite apple and make this any time of day dish!

The Recipe: https://shopcaputos.com/recipe-rack?dishId=0c7f2a2c-76c2-4202-9354-7b8f06145266&dishName=apple-quesadilla

2. Apple Cider Bundt Cake

Apples are a classic for fall and so is apple cider! A delicious cake, it’s easy to make and will make your house smell like fall and tastes even better than it smells! The apple cider glaze is just the cherry on top of this already delicious cake!

The Recipe: https://shopcaputos.com/recipe-rack?dishId=5eeee406-71c2-46f3-9d49-143c402f74e5&dishName=cider-glazed-apple-bundt-cak

3. Sausage, Sweet Potatoes, Apples, and Kale

Salty, roasted sweet potatoes, apples, onions, and kale are tossed with sage and balsamic and topped with roasted sausages for a quick, savory-sweet, satisfying dinner. A one pot dish that includes some of the best fall produce, this is a dinner must try! 

The Recipe: https://shopcaputos.com/recipe-rack?dishId=f8cc3f54-f427-4b39-8bad-95b5b88b019d&dishName=roasted-sausage,-sweet-potatoes,-apples,-and-kale

4. Cranberry Apple Chutney

Apples and cranberries just go perfectly with pork or poultry. With Thanksgiving nearing, cranberry cravings must be satisfied! This makes a great side dish or topping.

The recipe: https://shopcaputos.com/recipe-rack?dishId=1ba49232-436d-4ac2-a851-83272cffb318&dishName=cranberry-apple-chutney

Get ready for the cooler weather and the crunchy, juicy apples! Now, we hope you put all those apples to good use with some of these recipes!

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5 Slow Cooker Recipes

Football has started, kids are back in school, and the weather is slowly changing which means that fall is near! A great solution to cold weather and busy schedules? A slow cooker! You get tons of delicious and easy meals that everyone will enjoy.

Slow cookers are great for so many reasons! One is that they allow for hands off cooking. Meals are easy to prepare because all the ingredients are in one dish! You just combine and let the cooker work its magic! Another great reason is because the dishes are incredibly flavorful. Slow cooking a meal allows for all the flavors to fully come out throughout the long cooking process. Plus they are easy to use and there are tons of recipes to follow!

Need some inspiration? Here are 5 slow cooker recipes you have to try this fall. 

1. Sausage and Beef Lasagna

This family favorite is loaded with beef, Italian sausage, and three cheeses. Lasagna is a delicious comfort food that is sometimes intimidating to make, but not with this easy recipe! Try this rich Italian classic in the slow-cooker for an easier way to enjoy the hot and bubbly baked goodness.

The Recipe: https://www.caputomarkets.com/recipe-rack?collectionId=7b0cc30a-ca50-41ad-9876-134cc111a407&dishId=9f0f7b48-ae6d-457f-9767-13b67b29467b&dishName=slow-cooker-italian-sausage-and-beef-lasagna

2. Beef Roast 

The beef is dry rubbed with spices, and slow cooked until it falls apart into tender pieces. The melt in your mouth meat is accompanied by a variety of vegetables, and gravy made from the stock at the bottom of the pot, making this an easy and hearty dinner everyone will love.

The Recipe: https://www.caputomarkets.com/recipe-rack?collectionId=7b0cc30a-ca50-41ad-9876-134cc111a407&dishId=9d467ab1-0d04-45fe-af3a-197e0480fe62&dishName=slow-cooker-beef-roast

3. Carnitas Tacos

These slow cooked carnitas are juicy and delicious. Simple to make and bursting with flavor, everyone will love a taco night with this recipe! The best part is that everyone can customize the taco to their liking and carnitas goes with everything

The Recipe: https://www.caputomarkets.com/recipe-rack?collectionId=7b0cc30a-ca50-41ad-9876-134cc111a407&dishId=a02b0b4a-307d-47e1-ac73-fb20a432cab7&dishName=slow-cooked-carnitas-tacos

4. Cauliflower, Chickpea, and Cashew Curry

Curry doesn’t have to be complicated! After several hours of simmering in spices, this easy slow cooker version promises an explosion of flavor at the end of a long day. 

The Recipe: https://www.caputomarkets.com/recipe-rack?collectionId=7b0cc30a-ca50-41ad-9876-134cc111a407&dishId=427b26c9-13df-4041-a381-3688aa98dbf0&dishName=vegetarian-cauliflower-chickpea-cashew-curry

5. Bolognese Sauce

Who doesn’t love a good Bolognese Sauce? Not only does this recipe offer the convenience of being made in a slow cooker, it’s a great way to add some extra vegetables that even the pickiest of eaters will hardly even notice. This Slow Cooker Bolognese recipe will quickly become a favorite dish you’ll want to make over and over again.

The Recipe: https://www.caputomarkets.com/recipe-rack?collectionId=7b0cc30a-ca50-41ad-9876-134cc111a407&dishId=64853215-ab8e-4b17-99ee-a5a5df725f0e&dishName=slow-cooker-bolognese

Embrace the fall weather and cozy vibes with these delicious recipes. Let us know which recipes you try out!

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September Anniversary Events

We love serving all the communities we do and the month of September marks 3 different milestones in 3 different neighborhoods. Come celebrate 1 year in Orland Park, 26 years in Hanover Park, and 8 years in Carol Stream!

3 of our stores are celebrating anniversary events in September and we’re celebrating all month long! Special events, good food, and tons of fun!

Here’s what you can look forward to…

Pumpkin Painting

The perfect way to ring in fall, kids can paint a mini pumpkin for free! A great way to spend a Saturday, kids can let their creative side run free!




9/10/22 in Orland Park

9/17/22 in Hanover Park

9/24/22 in Carol Stream

Cookie Decorating 

Our La Bella Romana bakery is full of made from scratch goods that the whole family will love! While our cookies come decorated, this free event let’s kids do that! Kids will get a 5” sugar cookie baked in our bakery to decorate to their heart’s desire! The best part? You get to take it home and enjoy it as a sweet treat later!




9/11/22 in Orland Park

9/18/22 in Hanover Park

9/25/22 in Carol Stream


We take pride in our homemade food which is why these celebrations call for good food! These menus are available in Orland APrk, Carol Stream, and Hanover Park!

9/10-9/11 BBQ pulled Pork Sandwich and Mac and cheese

9/17-9/18 2pieces of roasted chicken and rice pilaf

9/24-9/25 sausage sandwiches and penne with marinara 

10/1-10/2 grilled lomo tacos and spanish rice

These all come at unbeatable prices and are in addition to our hot foods department at all stores! 

We will have tons more events like pony rides, cotton candy carts, and more! Check back for more info and updated events https://www.shopcaputos.com/anniversary-events

We look forward to celebrating with you!

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