Baked Apples

After the long week that we've all endured, I decided I'd put my slow cooker to overuse. I honestly could not muster the energy or concentration to cook anything. I wanted to churn out meals that required as little prep and focus as possible. So, my slow cooker resumed its fixed place on my counter top and I started my week of slow cookery with Baked Apples. I specifically remember Mom making baked apples often during those cool fall days. However, she baked them in a beaten up cake pan in our oven, not in the porcelain pot of an electric … [Read more...]

Slow Cooking: (Baked) Apples

I loved the week of slow cookery so much that I'm continuing my love affair with my crock pot this week too.  Over the weekend, when reaching in the fridge for some homemade apple butter,  I realized that we had finally depleted our handsome supply from our harvest trip back in October.  However, I was still eager to try a new apple-based recipe and Mom's Baked Apples came to mind. Actually, my ears were really perked when I read a recent blog post a few weeks earlier called "Baked Apple Methodone" over at Foodtrainers,  I specifically … [Read more...]