Which preposition to use with apple

of Occurrences 165%

Now I ask you, how could I send little Connie away, the apple of her father's eye?

in Occurrences 120%

Cut hard-boiled eggs in halves; then fry 1 small chopped onion and 1 chopped apple in hot butter; add 1/4 cup of pounded almonds and 1 pint of milk, mixed with 1/2 tablespoonful of cornstarch.

on Occurrences 49%

"Not only time," said I, somewhat surprised, "but if you live through all etarnity, you won't see a darned apple on them trees.

from Occurrences 44%

There, when the story had been sorrowfully repeated by the Gospeler, Mr. BUMSTEAD exhibited the core of the apple, and tickled the magistrate almost into hysterics by whispering very closely in his ear, that it was a core curiously similar to that of the last apple eaten by his nephew; and, having been found in an apple from the prisoner's satchel, might be useful in evidence.

for Occurrences 42%

The best baking apples for early use are the Colvilles; the best for autumn are the rennets and pearmains; and the best for winter and spring are russets.

with Occurrences 34%

Cover the apples with the dough; put in a well-buttered baking-dish with 2 tablespoonfuls of butter and bake to a delicate brown.

into Occurrences 33%

" Miss Abigail glanced up at the ceiling, while Lazy Daisy, who had refused to tip the beam for ten years, surreptitiously hid an apple into which she had been biting.

to Occurrences 22%

" The King put the apple to his nose, and, looking at his beard, saw that it became black.

at Occurrences 20%

The Boy winked at Nicholas, made a gesture, "Catch!" and fired a bit of dried apple at him, at the same time putting a piece in his own mouth to show him it was all right.

by Occurrences 16%

Indeed, some of the citizens of the "Eternal city" distinguished certain favourite apples by their names.

as Occurrences 10%

Thus, "In the German folk-tale of 'The Man of Iron,' a princess throws a golden apple as a prize, which the hero catches three times, and carries off and wins."

without Occurrences 9%

Pare and take out the cores of the apples without dividing them, and make 1/2 lb. of suet-crust by recipe No. 1215; roll the apples in the crust, previously sweetening them with moist sugar, and taking care to join the paste nicely.

out Occurrences 7%

Major wasn't there; mother was dryin' apples out in the shed; so Russell he didn't know what to do; he kind of hushed me up, and begged of me not to cry, and said he'd come for his answer next day.

off Occurrences 7%

It would be no harder than to pick apples off a tree.

over Occurrences 4%

Mode.Pare, core, and cut the apples into slices; put them into a saucepan, with the nutmeg, lemon-peel, and sugar; stir them over the fire until soft; then have ready the above proportion of crust, roll it out thin, spread the apples over the paste, sprinkle over the currants, roll the pudding up, closing the ends properly, tie it in a floured cloth, and boil for 2 hours.

through Occurrences 4%

Boil all together until quite tender, and pulp the apples through a sieve; if they should not be quite sweet enough, add a little more sugar, and put them at the bottom of the dish to form a thick layer.

like Occurrences 3%

Two for three cents is all papa or I pays for apples like them,' and she took out her little book and put down, 'Apples, three cents.

among Occurrences 3%

The postulatory character of the arithmetical unit is quite as clear; for, in application, we always have to agree as to what is to count as 'one'; if we agree to count apples, and count the two halves of an apple as each equalling one, we are said to be 'wrong,' though, if we were dividing the apple among two applicants, it would be quite right to treat each half as 'one' share.

before Occurrences 3%

A ceremony belonging to Hallowe'en is observed in Scotland with some trepidation, and consists in eating an apple before a looking-glass, when the face of the desired one will be seen.

than Occurrences 3%

Such treasuries, in the markets of this world, are worth only a modest so-much-a-bushel, yet I think I should actually feel myself richer with a barrel of apples than with a barrel of money.

under Occurrences 3%

He further tells us that in the Erzgebirge, the maiden, having slept on St. Andrew's, or Christmas, night with an apple under her pillow, "takes her stand with it in her hand on the next festival of the Church thereafter; and the first man whom she sees, other than a relative, will become her husband.

above Occurrences 2%

Alexander Severus loved hares and apples above all other meats, as [2950]Lampridius relates in his life: one pope pork, another peacock, &c.; what harm came of it?

along Occurrences 2%

Here is a little picture of a wayfaring day which I made while Colin was sketching one of those ruined farms: Apples along the highway strewn, And morning opening all her doors; The cawing rook, the distant train, The valley with its misty floors; The hillside hung with woods and dreams, Soft gleams of gossamer and dew; From cockcrow to the rising moon The rainbowed road for me and you.

behind Occurrences 1%

Even as Atalanta might have dropped an apple behind her to tempt her pursuer to check his speed, so Miss Hoogencamp left that fish-ball behind her, and between her maiden self and contamination.

until Occurrences 1%

APPLE ROSE CREAM.Wash, core, slice, and cook without paring, a dozen fresh snow apples until very dry.

Which preposition to use with  apple