STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Apples, apples everywhere
The whole bottom shelf of our refrigerator is currently full of apples. I subscribe to the apple a day theory and have an apple for breakfast just about every day, so Ive been stockpiling them while I... Posted on 10/31/12 at 8:04 PM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW It's no Trick, Just a Wonderful Treat: Glazed Apple Pie Squares
I am no kind of expert chef or baker, though I do enjoy getting into the kitchen and my friends tell me I ought to make my cheesecakes professionally.
Trouble is, that takes work, and what is now a fu... Posted on 10/31/12 at 4:25 PM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Make your topping real good
Have you seen the Reddi-Wip commercial that's been running on television? They've timed it to run this time of year when pumpkin pie is being jotted down on the planned menu for many Thanksgiving Day... Posted on 11/6/11 at 9:12 AM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING How to Make Apple Pie with Absolutely No Apples Whatsoever
When apples are in short supply and the demand for apple pie remains high, you might be gratified to know that you can still bake an apple pie. Without any actual apples.
To be clear, no apples are i... Posted on 10/13/11 at 5:00 PM
Just as the green tomatoes on the plant I’d been pampering all summer began to show a slight tinge of orange, the air turned nippy. An overnight frost was predicted. Two nights in a row, I wrapped the plant in old beach towels, hoping the ripening fruit would survive the quick blast of freezing temperatures. The leaves look a little droopy, but the plant survived.
What’s your favorite homemade pie? I would be hard pressed to pick mine.
While it’s pretty hard to beat apple pie, I would have to say that rhubarb just might be my choice. And, of course, rhubarb pie and ice cream is a combination that’s hard to beat.
LAKE PARK, Iowa — In an epic contest of speed and will, Tal Allen triumphed Saturday over seven other competitors with a feat of digestive supremacy, consuming an entire cherry pie in just a few minutes — with his hands behind his back.
Oprah would be so upset if she knew about my distracted driving. I wasn’t distracted by my phone, though. I heed her advice to make my car a “No Phone Zone.” And I wasn’t eating. It was a cookbook that made me drive right off the road last week.
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