Belva Davis at Artist in Residence Dinner at Lon's, Southwestern Caramel Apples with Crushed Pinyon Nuts, and Vanilla Chai Tea Hot Toddy Recipe

A round-up of tasty morsels from Valley food blogs. announced details of this year's first dinner of the annual artist in residence dinner series at Lon's. Eight-time Emmy award-winning journalist, Belva Davis, begins the series on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.. She'll be signing her bestselling memoir, Never in My Wildest Dreams, at the end of the evening.

Leave it to Meagan at Scarletta Bakes to get us Arizonans completely in the seasonal food mood with her gorgeous pics and sassy commentary on her Southwestern Caramel Apples dipped in chopped pinyon nuts recipe. Want to do it at home? Check out her post.

If you're looking for the perfect Fall night cap, check out Les Petite Gourmettes blog for Linda Hopkin's Vanilla Chai Tea Hot Toddy. It requires a trip to Trader Joe's but who isn't there all the time, anyway.

Hey metro Phoenix eaters, if you have a food blog or know of one we've missed, leave word in the comments section.

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