Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Every once in a while I get out of the kitchen and make way for my Sous-chef dishwashing mom to create something wonderful! That is exactly what happened recently after she was leafing through the fall Southern Living magazine and came upon this recipe. The minute she...

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Autumn’s Best Cooked Apples

Autumn’s Best Cooked Apples

When Abby shared some of her favorite things of fall, I knew it was time for me to put a pot of apples on the stove.  Apples are plentiful this time of year in the United States.  Not only are they available at farmers markets but even the grocery stores are selling...

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Luscious Peach Pie

Luscious Peach Pie

I experience some real joys from living in the country. In the early morning, I can sit on my front porch in the solitude of nature. I enjoy the sights and sounds of the world coming awake, from the buzzing of the...

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Hot Caramel Apple Spice Drink That Rivals Starbucks!

Hot Caramel Apple Spice Drink That Rivals Starbucks!

My Chief Starbucks-loving husband and I had an appointment about an hour away from our home.  Since we were leaving early in the morning, I knew it meant a stop at the Starbucks down the road. [Side note: I don't drink coffee.  I have never drunk coffee.  I like to...

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Alice’s Apple Goodie Dessert

Alice’s Apple Goodie Dessert

A couple of weeks ago my sous-chef dish-washing mom announced that she will be making  a new dessert for us each week!  Whaaat?  This is exciting stuff! It turns out that mom has "discovered" Pinterest some time ago and is drooling over pictures and recipes.  I am so...

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Caramel Apple Dumplings

Caramel Apple Dumplings

We've got apples! Do you?  I've got caramel apple dumplings, want some? My super Chief apple-picking  husband recently helped friends pick apples from their ample apple orchard.  Twice he went to their orchard and helped them pick clean the hundreds of apples ready...

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Fresh Blueberry Crumble Tarts

Fresh Blueberry Crumble Tarts

I am absolutely crazy about this dessert!  It is so simple to make, I actually made it and baked it while I was preparing our dinner the other night.  When my sous chef dish-washing mom and...

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Red, White and BLUE Food

Red, White and BLUE Food

When I was growing up my sous-chef dish-washing mom told me repeatedly that "blue" isn't for food.  Luscious red strawberries are fine, white angel food cake is...

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Happy Mother’s Day!  Jammin’ With My Mom

Happy Mother’s Day! Jammin’ With My Mom

Spring strawberries are in season in middle Tennessee.  Friday my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I made a trip to a local farm to fill up on fresh, ruby-red, stunningly juicy, beautiful strawberries. Mom cleaned the strawberries as I made dinner Friday. We talked...

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All-American Apple Crumb Pie

All-American Apple Crumb Pie

Can you stand one more apple recipe?  If you are like me you may still have a few apples around from the fall bounty.  I made this Apple Crumb Pie a few weeks back and it reminded me of how much I like the simplicity of making a crumb topping pie!  It also reminded me...

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