Apples · French Fridays with Dorie · Just Dessert

FFwD – Marie-Helene’s Apple Cake


Marie-Helene would be quite welcome in our home.

Especially if she showed up with an apple cake.

Of course, we don’t know Marie-Helene, and she doesn’t know us, so the odds of her arriving at our door, still-warm-from-the-oven gâteau aux pommes (I’m dabbling in French) are pretty darn slim.

Good thing Dorie gave us a recipe so I can make this myself!

Apples · Fun · Musings · Pie

Why Barefoot Kitchen Witch, and How Popcorn Is Keeping Me Humble


Yesterday we went apple picking and pumpkin selecting at Jaswell's Farm with a friend of ours and his daughter, who is a year younger than Julia.  The two girls get along really well, and they leave Alex alone, and we adults don't have to get involved in any altercations, so everyone's happy.

Apples · Quick Breads · Scones · Tuesdays With Dorie

TWD (make that WWD in this case) Apple Cheddar Scones

Yes, here I am, late to the party.  But at least I got here before NEXT Tuesday. Apple Cheddar Scones.  The recipe is from Dorie Greenspan's book "Baking From My Home to Yours", and can be found on page 32, or you can visit Karina's blog, The Floured Apron, if you don't have the book… Continue reading TWD (make that WWD in this case) Apple Cheddar Scones