Tag Archives: apples

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. Fall is in the air. I took a lot of walks around Forest Park last week and I noticed that … 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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Maryland Apple Picking and Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Last weekend, I went apple picking with my friend Carly, her boyfriend and her friend from college. It ended up being a day trip, because we had to take the train up to Baltimore and then drive an hour out … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp for Rainy Days

A month after I moved to France to teach English, there was a two week school holiday, “la Toussaint.” Although I’m still not sure why schoolchildren get two weeks off classes one month into the school year, I think it’s … Continue reading

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A Sandwich to Beat the Lunchtime Blues

Lunch has never been my favorite meal.  Don’t get me wrong: I love sandwiches and salads as much as the next person, and when I was still working I counted down the minutes until my 12 o’clock lunch break.  But … Continue reading

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