Apple Crisp


We’ve had a great crop of apples from our apple trees this year, so it’s been nice to have extra apples readily available to do all sorts of cooking and baking!

Usually Rick loves and prefers anything chocolate, but this is one exception! Apple crisp has been a favorite now for many years. He loves to eat it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!

So, since it is apple season, what better better time than now to share this delicious, homemade recipe with you…..

  • 4 cups sliced apples (approx 4-5 large apples)
  • 1/ 1/3 c. Brown sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 c. oats
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2/3 c. butter, softened

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2 Ways to Make Homemade Applesauce


This has been a great year for apples at our house.

We have 3 big apple trees. I can’t even remember what type they are- it’s been so many years since we planted them! But they are bit on the tart side, making them delicious for eating and making applesauce!

Some years they don’t do so well and some years, like this year, we get a bumper crop. We choose not to use pesticides on them. We’d probably get better yields if we did, but we don’t want the chemicals.

Last week, I canned 24 pints of applesauce!

Today we’re having pork barbecue for supper, so I made up a fresh batch for supper to go along with it. It’s cooking in the crock pot now.

So let me tell you how to make Applesauce, both ways- Canned and in the Crock pot:

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