October in Pink

 In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to continue celebrating the many fruitful bounties of the fall harvest (APPLES), I’m delighted to offer a guest post today by another heralded breast cancer ambassador, Jennie.  Through My Judy the Foodie, Jennie and I learned that we have a bond that will last forever. We both are daughters of mothers with breast cancer. Although, Jennie is luckier than me. Her mother is a survivor.  Today Jennie reveals to us her mother’s celebrated version of the Apple Crisp. In addition to breaking … [Read more...]

Reaping the Benefits of the Fall Apple Harvest

It finally feels like fall.  There’s a subtle chill in the air, shorts and t-shirts have been traded in for pants and long-sleeves, and U-PICK signs are dotted alongside many of the farms throughout the small towns of Long Island.   This year, apple picking took on a different meaning for me.  In addition to creating a wonderful family activity and an effortless science lesson, I was also searching for those perfect ripe apples to help recreate some of Mom’s recipes from her collection.  I’ve definitely got food on the brain. Like any city folk … [Read more...]