Apple Pie Bars

by Heather Harris Brady It’s hard sending a child to college, it’s harder still when they come home down two jean sizes! So part of the reason I don’t post as much lately is simply that I spend a lot of time baking and mailing. While I do bake a lot of my son’s favorites…

Gingergold Cake

by Heather Harris-Brady Local apples are starting to come in and I made this cake as a way to use up some of the beautiful Gingergolds I picked up.  Gingergolds are a cross between Golden Delicious and Newton Pippins. They are a lovely golden green: with a gorgeous sweet-tart flavor and crisp bite. These apples…

Irish Apple Cobbler

by Heather Harris Brady This is a quick, easy and different dessert for the upcoming holiday. I’ve replaced the usual soft biscuit topping with a thinnish layer of Irish soda bread. If you have buttermilk and apples you can start this after work and have a warm dessert for dinner. I’ve skipped some of the…

Carrot Salad & Apple Burek (plus, how to segment citrus)

by Heather Harris Brady Okay, finishing up the Moroccan menu today and then we’ll get down to the holiday baking! This grated carrot salad is bright, fresh and easy to love – packed with vitamins and a nice counterpoint to rich holiday foods. The apple burek is my variation of an individual m’hanncha, a Moroccan…

Oatmeal Pancakes with Sauteed Apples

The next time you make oatmeal you might consider making a double batch so you can try these pancakes. They are light yet they have a nice tooth because of the oatmeal. I like to top them with my grandma’s sauteed apples, which she made all the time. Oatmeal Pancakes, Makes about 8 servings 1-1/2…

Apple Crisp

If you are, to be all PC about it, crust-challenged then crisp can be your best friend. It’s got all the great things about pie without a crust that can turn soggy or chewy – plus you spend the extra calories on ice cream! Apple Crisp Recipe (six servings) 4-6 apples, depending on size One…