Cuisine

Apple Crumb Muffin Recipe- Pure Bliss!

Growing up in South Central Pennsylvania, apple orchards are plentiful. From golden delicious to red chief, I can name at least a dozen types of apples off the top of my head. I can tell you when different types are in season and which are the best for baking and cooking. Sometimes, I consider myself […]

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Cran-Apple Crisp Recipe

The old saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Since the main ingredient in this crisp recipe is apple, this is a healthier dessert than the typical cake, pie, or cookie. The truth is that the health advantages of apples are great. They prevent different kinds of cancer, lower cholesterol, help you […]

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Goodbye Apple Crisp, Hello Banana Bread!

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Hey, Apple! Yes, you… You red, round, delicious thing. You’re going to have to take a back seat for a moment. That’s right, I said it, you need to take the back seat. Why? Because I’m about to fill the room with the delectable aroma of Banana Bread. Yep, the banana is in the spotlight […]

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Apple Crisp Recipe – New & Improved! With Honey Crisp Apples

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I’ve taken an apple crisp recipe we’ve had success with in the past and made some tweaks to it. We’ve discovered that, since apple “types” vary greatly in terms of tartness or sweetness, you’ve really got to match your brown sugar quantities with how sweet or tart your apple type is. This time, we’re using […]

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Apple Crisp retried with Macintosh apples

I posted recently about the flop Apple Crisp my husband and I had when we used Gala Apples in our Apple Crisp.  The apples were tough and dry and overall it was just very disappointing.  We happen to like Apple Crisp enough that we were not about to give up (after all, we’ve made yummy […]

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The first glance isn’t always what it seems

My husband and two older boys went out visiting some folks we know this morning and then made a little visit to the market.  The Markets at Shrewsbury have some great little shops.  I actually sell some items at the Pretty Pickins stand so of course I’m a little partial to that particular spot. My husband, […]

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It is Better to Give . . . .

It seems only right that a blog entitled “Apple Crisp” should have at least one recipe for apple crisp. There are a whole lot of them out there–in 0.15 seconds, Google gave me 162,000 results for apple crisp recipes. That’s a lot of apples! With such a resource for inspiration, it shouldn’t be hard to find some way to […]

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There used to be apple crisp in that bowl!

My 4 1/2year old has suddenly decided that he likes Apple Crisp.  Not only does he like it, he “loves” it!  He can be so funny.  Sometimes it takes a little bit of coaxing to try new things but once he does he usually finds that he likes things.  With the apple crisp he wasn’t […]

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“I love you, a bushel and a peck….”

” . . . a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck.” Most of us have at least heard Frank Loesser’s song, part of the Broadway version of Guys and Dolls, but have you ever wondered how much a bushel is? or how much a peck? Neither unit of measure is included in standard […]

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X10 Appliance Module to cook my apples

An apple is an apple right?  Well yes, but not really.  Okay, so I’m crazy!  I have a tendency to think that an apple is good for everything.  The old saying is that an apple a day will keep the doctor away.  Okay, so shouldn’t an apple be good to eat, good to cook and […]

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