Archive for September 20th, 2008

(September 20) Today we're celebrating . . .  International Eat an Apple Day

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

International Eat an Apple Day

“An Apple a day help keeps the doctor away”

Celebrating the coming of fall and its harvest of fruits, especially the apple.

And to help celebrate here is one of our favorite recipes; for what else but Mom’s Apple Pie. Straight from the kitchen of Holidaymom!

Holidaymom’s Apple Pie

2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
5-7 tablespoons COLD water
Mix shortening, salt, flour with a fork until crumbly
Add 5 tablespoons water and mix well, adding more water if too dry

Apple Filling
6-8 tart apples (Macintosh, Granny Smith)
Pare, core and thinly slice
3/4 – 1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
1/2-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)

Continue for directions

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