Favorite Episodes: Burnin’ Up the Kitchen – Apple Pie

tvJanuary (and February for me) is a time for looking back at the prior year, our wins and losses.   Favorite Episodes is a way for me to look back at what I’ve written in 2015 that was well received by my readers while diving into my blog stats and editorial calendar.  Over the next few weeks, I will be posting little or no new original content. Instead I am reblogging some of my most popular posts from 2015 and developing a Favorite Episodes Season Three page in the process.

My editorial board aka my friend Sam has been asking me to bake her an apple pie and write a Burnin’ Up The Kitchen post on it for sometime now.  I kept telling her I have never baked a traditional apple pie before – only Swedish Apple Pie. Every time she asked, I told her I had an apple pie story but I didn’t have a recipe (although I’m sure there has to be one in my mom’s recipes – I know I have her pie crust recipe and she made apple pie).

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Burnin’ Up the Kitchen – Apple Pie

My editorial board aka my friend Sam has been asking me to bake her an apple pie and write a Burnin’ Up The Kitchen post on it for sometime now.  I kept telling her I have never baked a traditional apple pie before – only Swedish Apple Pie. Every time she asked, I told her I had an apple pie story but I didn’t have a recipe (although I’m sure there has to be one in my mom’s recipes – I know I have her pie crust recipe and she made apple pie).

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Burnin’ Up the Kitchen – Chili on the Fly

imageAutumn is definitely in the air in New England.  Fall colors have peaked, the air is crisp and refreshing on a good day and cold and rainy on a bad day.  Both leaving me wanting the likes of a pot of chili, beef stew, shepherd’s pie; anything warm and comforting.

Earlier this week with the rain pounding outside my kitchen window adding to the chill in the air, I decided to make chili. Continue reading