Monday, September 29, 2008
Success! I am not a domestic disaster. I'm not a lost cause when it comes to apple pie. We went apple picking on Saturday, collecting at least 30 pounds of Cortlands and Red Maxes. Then Saturday afternoon I pealed, cored, dusted, and baked my way to a mostly successful apple pie. I used the collected wisdom gathered on Friday and used one of Martha's recipe and made it my own. I think I had pie for lunch, dinner and breakfast this weekend. It was delicious! Of course it wasn't pretty, and the crust was a little heavy on top. And I probably will remember to use lemon juice next time and not so much flour. But, it was fun!
By the way, this is Susie and I trying to decide if the apples we were picking were Cortlands or MacIntoshes. We ended up deciding that the MacIntoshes were just a figment of our imagination and the signs were lying to us and they really didn't have MacIntoshes anywhere in the orchard.