Give the Gift of Apple Pie

* This is a long post although easy to create if you are using canned filling and pre-made pie dough. Otherwise read the entire post before starting THX! Every year I give gifts to all the homes in our neck of the woods.  Last year it was poinsettias and cards. This year I gave several…

Apple Strudel (EASY)

A strudel is a type of sweet or savory layered pastry with a filling inside, so you can say this is based “loosely”on an Apple strudel.  This is actually from a pinned recipe that I thought I would try. The Pinner called it apple dumplings and it is pinned on my pinterest (lauralovinglife) under cooking. …

Make your house smell like fall for just a few cents!

This is a wonderful little thing I do on the weekends.  This time of the year I love the smell of fresh apples cooking or cinnamon and nutmeg.  It is a great autumn smell. You can make your entire home smell like you have been slaving over apple pies all day. Just fill a small…

Apple Crumble Pie

What is more American than Apple Pie, what time of the year is better than the Holiday season to cook it?  And what is better than making it yourself, don’t purchase the pre-made pies at the store, take some pride in yourself and create your own magnum opus.  I won’t lie to you; it is…

Sweet Sausage Stuffed Apples with sweet red Potatoes!

What makes you reflect on the start of fall… perhaps… Pumpkins, corn mazes, apple picking, and warm filling food?? Autumn is my favorite season. I love all the colors of the trees and the crisp air. I love the memories of raking huge piles of leaves, then destroying the pile by jumping into them with the…