Monthly Archives: September 2016


Apple Butter

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 When we bought our house, we inherited two apple trees, an Asian pear tree, and a (sickly) Bartlett pear tree. These trees create enormous amounts of fruit (with the exception of the ill pear tree) that we watch – every year … Continue reading

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Crabapple Pie

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I couldn’t let this month of apples go by without telling you that I have finally figured out why people get excited about crabapples.  For 15 years I had a huge, out of control, crabapple tree in my yard that … Continue reading

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An Apple Retrospective

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   I’m slightly resentful that we’re already in Apple Month here at S&S – not because of the fruit itself, of course – but because, as Streusel pointed out, apples are a sign of fall. We never got much of … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Bars

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Wow!  Where did the summer go?  Don’t we all say that?  It really flew right past me this year.  One minute, my daughter was getting out of school… bam!  Now it’s Labor Day weekend! As the nights get cooler here … Continue reading

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