Tag Archives: apple

Apple Pie

There are few things that say “fall” more than apple pie. Yesterday, I decided to make one using some of the apples I picked last weekend at Eckert’s. Some people have very specific opinions about pie. They like cherry but … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Spice Applesauce

One of my favorite fall activities is apple picking. I usually go at least once a year. On Saturday, my boyfriend and I headed to Eckert’s Farm in Belleville, IL, to stock up on apples. It was a beautiful day … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week was what I like to call the “fake out week,” i.e., the week where it starts to feel … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppyseed Cake with Mandarins

I was craving lemon poppyseed cake last week, partly because I miss California/Los Angeles. When I was there last fall, I went to Sqirl and got lemon poppyseed cake that blew. my. mind. I still think about it often, especially … Continue reading

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Making My Own Pizza

I’ve wanted to make my own pizza for a long time but I never took the plunge. Part of the reason was because I didn’t own a pizza stone, but it was also because I was intimidated by the process. … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Kale, and Chickpea Sheet Pan Salad

I don’t eat a lot of salad in the winter, mostly because I can’t find the ingredients I want. I start missing fresh, juicy, vine-ripened tomatoes, berries, and vibrant greens. I never thought I’d say this but in the winter, … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Waldorf Salad

When I was younger, my family would go out to a certain pizza chain establishment and along with my pizza, I’d order a Waldorf salad. Except that it wasn’t actually a Waldorf salad because it had honey mustard dressing and … Continue reading

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