Apple Strudel


I think my recent fun playing with phyllo (or filo) dough got me wanting to make something else with it.

I’ve wanted to make apple strudel for a while now.  Odd that I’ve never made it before, but you know how easy it is to get stuck in a rut.  You know, a non-phyllo rut. 

I’m sure it happens to everyone.

Anyway, last week, I decided to climb out of my rut and make some strudel….

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!

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.

Pork Loin Medallions With Apples, Onions and Herbs


I've been so mired in cookies for the past several weeks, I've been neglecting the rest of the menu, at least as far as posting is concerned.

We bought a package of pork tenderloins (2) at some point in December, and after much contemplation of possibilities, I went the medallion route.

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 bookContinue reading “TWD (make that WWD in this case) Apple Cheddar Scones”