26 January, 2018

Apple Pancake Puff – Version Two

Apple Pancake Puff – Version Two
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Making a puffed apple pancake is one of my favorite breakfasts to make for special occasions. I can get carried away though. One time when I had girlfriends over for a visit, I took the peelings from the apples and made bows and roses out of them to decorate the plate.  About a year ago
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21 November, 2017

Apple Of My Eye – Apple Pie Coffee Cake

Apple Of My Eye – Apple Pie Coffee Cake
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Picture this, a woman dressed up in a 50’s style shirtwaist dress, crisply ironed apron tied neatly around her waist, nylons, and heels complete the outfit, maybe pearls around her neck. The aroma of cinnamon and apple pie drifting through the kitchen while an electric coffee pot pumps out a dark brown liquid in the background. The
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3 November, 2017

True Lies – Apple Butter Is Not Really Butter

True Lies – Apple Butter Is Not Really Butter
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I confess – I love watching cooking videos and shows. (What did you think I was going to confess to? No need to comment on that!) I could become addicted to these cooking adventures that are so readily available to watch day and night, so I restrict myself to just one or two (okay maybe
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31 July, 2017

Apple Of My Eye – Applesauce

Apple Of My Eye – Applesauce
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Garden is in full production with two-thirds of the summer gone, all except the two apple trees which will produce fruit in fall. However, in an effort to try to use up some of our garden zucchini, I needed to make applesauce. Go with me on this one, it will make sense later, and if
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8 October, 2016

It’s Apple Time in The Pacific Northwest

It’s Apple Time in The Pacific Northwest
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So we all know the story about the Garden of Eden and the apple. Yeah poor Adam let Eve talk him into eating the apple and gets them banished from paradise. Well, thank goodness we don’t have to worry about that here in the Pacific Northwest. It would be hell not having the opportunity to
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30 September, 2016

Pancakes And Apples For Breakfast? Yes Please!

Pancakes And Apples For Breakfast? Yes Please!
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Fall is here with all the magnificence of the leaves changing color,  crisp morning air, scent of fresh mown lawns, and warm fireplaces for those chilly nights. In our area of Oregon (out-outskirts of Portland) there is a farm called Bauman Farm that has an annual harvest festival. Locals not only enjoy the festival this time of year,
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