Tag: Apples

Apple Nut Muffins, Black Tile Background
Baking and Sweet Endings

Apple Nut Muffins

Come the fall this is a “must” in my muffin repertoire! It was such a popular muffin at the many coffee-breakfasts I catered in the olden days! If you have apple butter on hand it would be a very nice spread on a muffin. Makes 10-12 Medium Size Muffins Preheat the oven to 375 F. […]

Quick Bread with Apples & Grapes
Baking and Sweet Endings

Apple And Grape Quick Bread

It’s definitely fall out there…grape harvest, apple harvest…baking, baking, baking!  Quick breads are such a good thing for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. Recipe inspired by The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook”. I think I might just add 1/8 tsp. of cardamom the next time I make this! Makes 1 Loaf 1 ¾ cups unbleached flour, reserve […]

Applesauce "Bars," Raisin, Nut Icing, Cup of Tea, Mom's china
Baking and Sweet Endings

Applesauce Bars

These cake like bars come together in a very short time and are very tasty. The addition of wholewheat flour adds a little nuttiness. I have provided two options for icing the bars and if you just aren’t up for either, then a dusting of icing sugar would work too! I like to make these […]

Chicken Braised in Apple Cider with Carrots & Baby Onions, Sea Cider, Red Cabbage

Chicken Braised In Apple Cider

There is just something about apple cider (the hard stuff) in a sauce, adding new crop apples and some great bacon and voila, you’ve got yourself a great combination! You might like to serve the chicken with Colcannon or mashed potatoes, or maybe even dumplings. The chicken can be done either on the top of […]

Celery Root for Celeriac Salad
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Celeriac Salad

The fall and winter, when you can buy locally grown celeriac (also known as celery root), is the time for this salad. Have a bowl of acidulated water ready to place the julienned celeriac in once cut. Makes 6 – 8 Servings 1 large celeriac, peeled, julienned 3 large celery stalks, thinly sliced at an […]

Metal Platter Filled with Local Purple Grapes & Leaves
Salads, Soups and And Sandwiches

Waldorf Chicken Salad

With the combination of chicken, celery, apples, grapes, walnuts with blue cheese is, in my opinion, a perfect main course salad!  You could use cooked, cubed turkey for the salad too.  We buy our grapes, grown in Kelowna, B.C.  from the farmer’s market in the fall…they are so worth waiting for. Makes 8 Servings 4 […]