September 27, 2010

Apple Picking

A family from church invited us to pick apples from a friend of a friend's tree (I love how that works in Indiana). The temperature dropped. It's crispy cool here now. And the apples were, too. J and their boys climbed 20 feet up, to get the juicy, bug free specimens. The girls had so much fun, and ate so many apples. It couldn't be helped.

So now we have two of those blue baskets on our front porch waiting for someone to make apple something out of them. Sauce, butter, jelly, juice? What would you do?


  1. How fun! You guys always know how to get out and do fun stuff where ever you go.
    Apple crisp. Mmmm

  2. I would send Christian over and ask him to bake me 100 apple pies. Yum.

    It was over 100 degrees today. September here is so hot.

  3. Pie. Danny ALWAYS wants apple pie. I thought Gwyn was Miriam in that picture. She's getting so big. Come back to California. We miss you.

  4. Ooo, I'd make apple butter! I've got a great recipe for freezer apple butter. Mmmmm....

  5. we picked a bunch of apples this week also. my neighbor's gonna show us how to make applesauce.

  6. I second apple butter. It's so delicious and really very easy. Applesauce is easy too and homemade is yum, yum, yum!

  7. Okay, now we have like 6-8 jars of each of the above and 60 lbs of apples left. What next?

  8. tarte tatin! send me some I'm dying to make some tarte tatin. the apple tree by our home is being lazy.

  9. Dry them! or send them to me! ;)

  10. i know im late buuuut.. theres sooo many things you can do with apples!
    slice a whole apple and put cheese or peanut butter in between two slices (not cheese and pb, you should pick just one)
    apple cake
    apple bread!!
    slice up an apple on layer your pork chops with it and stick it in the oven.
    core the apples, take a spoonful of brown sugar, a pinch of cinnamon, stick that inside the cored apple, wrap it in aluminum foil and throw it in the bonfire pit for 10 minutes! (or bake them for 10 minutes) super yummy.
    apple crisp.
    apple juice.
    apple cider!!
    caramel apples, chocolate dipped apples....
    an apple a day, my friend...
    i LOVE apples

    ok, thats enough.


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