Thursday, November 15, 2012
Make these tasty slow cooker recipes using your favorite fall fruits and vegetables.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Fall is the time for warm, hearty meals—and what better way to prepare them than by using your slow cooker? Simmer these fall-ingredient (think pumpkins, apples and squash) slow cooker recipes in your pot, and you’ll stay warm into the winter. Apple Crumble Crock-Pot Recipe Ingredients: 4-5 cooking apples, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 tablespoons butter, softened Directions: Lightly butter the Crock-Pot and lay the apple slices at the bottom of the pot. Combine the sugar, flour, rolled oats, nutmeg and cinnamon, and cut in the butter. Sprinkle the topping over the base of apples. Cook on low or auto for 3-5 hours. Slow Cooker …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Fall is here, and what better way to celebrate than with apple picking in honor of Johnny Appleseed Day?
In children’s books, Johnny Appleseed is often portrayed as a fun, historical fellow who wears a cooking pot on his head and disperses apple seeds wherever he travels. Johnny Appleseed Day, celebrated on Sept. 25 each year, celebrates his birth, life, and generosity. John Chapman, aka Johnny Appleseed, was a Massachusetts-born philosopher and philanthropist, who, beginning in 1802, wandered through northern and Midwestern states planting apple nurseries. His trees fed many settlers, and he was loved wherever he went. Now the apple doesn’t fall far from the holiday. Fall brings forth a time for harvest, and apple picking is a fun fall activity that family and friends can do together. Head over to the Bryn Athyn Farmer's Market to see if …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Lucy remembers a pick-your-own apple trip that neither she or her family will ever forget.
Every September, I think back to a time years ago when I took the kids to an orchard to pick our own apples. Some friends of mine knew how to can and preserve them, and were willing to teach me. Channeling my inner Martha Stewart sounded like a good idea. I picked a beautiful September day; we got in our 15-year-old, beat up mini-van that made more noise than Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and headed to Bob White Acres. The kids each grabbed a bushel, and off we went. The first took no time to fill, but after their second bushel, the kids began to get tired. Aubrie had hers about half full, while Elyse had two or three apples in her basket. Boy put his bushel on his head, found a stick which he waved wildly, and began running around breathing …
Sunday, October 23, 2011
It's a simple meal with the giant flavors of fall.
Welcome fall and all the wonderful flavors that come with the season with the amazingly simple meal. The smokiness of the pork plays off the tartness of the apples perfectly in this dish that pairs nicely with white rice and a seasonal fall vegetable. Even your kids will clean their plates! Get all the ingredients you need for this recipe at Giant. Ingredients Directions