Friday, September 18, 2015

Apple Harvest 2015

We picked the last of our Gala apples from the tree today, I think that qualifies as an official sign of fall!  The apples are smaller than usual, which I assume is result of the drought. We did have one day of rain this week, which we never, ever get in September, the garden loved it.  We're hoping this is a prelude to the very wet winter that has been predicted, and cross our fingers for a bigger crop next year.

I've been eating these sweet little gems all week, I like to chop them up and mix them with yogurt, cinnamon, and a little maple syrup.   

I was going through my apple recipes, so I thought I would share some of my favorite ones with you.  Apples are plentiful and inexpensive this time of year, so even if you don't have a tree of your own, buy some apples and try one of these recipes, celebrate fall! 

Apple Cinnamon Cake

and the all time favorite (my most viewed recipe)

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes - stuffed with apples, nuts, and cranberries

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