For the past few years, we've gone apple picking to kick off the arrival of fall. Sadly, this year's fall came and went and we never made it out to the orchard. In an effort to re-create the experience, we decided to make the apple cider donuts we always pick up on our way back home. I didn't grow up having these (apparently they're more common on the east coast), but they've quickly become one of my favorite treats. They're spicy and sweet and taste even better when eaten in my pajamas on a lazy Saturday morning.
Classic Apple Pie
Ever since we went apple picking a couple of weeks back, I've been trying to come up with creative ways to use up the rather excessive amount of fruit we have in our kitchen - in spicy slaws, added into pancakes, and baked into breads. I also decided it was finally time for me ...read more