Saturday, October 23, 2010


I fall
Originally uploaded by remography
The winds will blow
their own FRESHNESS into you
and the storms their ENERGY
while CARES WILL DROP AWAY from you
like the leaves of Autumn.     John Muir

I love Autumn! By the time autumn rolls around I'm ready to bring out the sweaters, drink hot cocoa, eat apple crisp, walk through the leaves, and get back on a regular schedule. And now that I've discovered this poem above, I'm visualizing "freshness", "energy", and "cares dropping away"! Ah, yes, Autumn is GREAT!

During this time of year I make apple crisp from Haralson apples. These apples are very tart and the best for baking and they only come out in mid to late October. So I only make them during this time of year. You can make them from YOUR favorite tart appple. Here's the recipe:

Apple Crisp

8 large apples sliced
1/2 cup of sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon

Mix sugar and cinnamon and then mix with sliced apples.
Place apples in a 9x9 inch pan.

3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup oatmeal
1/2 cup butter

Mix the rest of ingredients together and spoon onto apples.
Bake at 350 degress for 45 to 60 minutes.
Apple Crisp....YUMMM!


  1. Hi Sandy! Thanks for stopping by and following my blog! I have really enjoyed my visit to yours, too~ how fun it must be to live in the old mansion! This apple crisp looks wonderful~ we plan to pick our Haralson tree tomorrow, before next week's cold weather arrives! So nice to make a new blogging friend...I'm a new follower, too!

  2. You have your OWN Haralson apple tree? I'm SO jealous! I LOVE them! Thanks for the visit!


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