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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Thankful Living ~ Autumnal Blessing #1

~ Happy October~
This weekend, we Celebrate Thanksgiving here in Canada.
My cookbooks now have little yellow post it notes poking out from the pages
so I can find my "tried and true " traditional recipes when I need them.
Even though we may try one or two new recipes, there are those ones that are a must make ...
like Apple Pie :-)  This year we will also be enjoying a "raw" apple pie thanks to my vegan daughter which I know will be delicious.
Thursdays here on the blog are Thankful {things I love} Thursdays, but in honour of the month of October, I thought I'd do something different & celebrate  Autumnal Blessings with  a month of THANKFUL LIVING posts ♥
Home comfort cooking ♥ creating ♥ decorating♥ and of course ... quotes!
Since we are a family of apple lovers, a visit to the pick your own Apple Orchard is a Fall family tradition ~ so Autumnal Blessing #1 is Thankful for a beautiful Autumn crop.

Autumn Bounty
Texture : Kim Klassen - Urban 
Take rest,
a field that has rested
gives a beautiful crop.
6 cups  (6-8) tart apples, cored, pared and thinly sliced
1/2 cup sugar (more or less depending on your taste)
2 TBSP all purpose flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
dash of nutmeg
Pastry for 2-crust pie
2 TBSP butter
If apples lack tartness, sprinkle with 1 TBSP lemon juice.
Combine sugar, flour and spices and mix with apples.
Line a 9" pie plate with pastry.  Fill with apple mixture and dot with butter.
Add top crust, seal edges &  cut slits for steam to escape.
Bake at 400 degrees for 50 min.
 Today, I am also joining in Texture Tuesday  @ kimklassencafe.com


cathy @ ma vie trouvee said...

Oh my - I would LOVE to have a piece of that pie right now to have with a cup of tea. Ice cream too please
: )

Becs said...

Lovely photo, nothing like freshly picked apples and your pie looks delicious - thank you for sharing your recipe. :)

Mereknits said...

Okay I want to dive right into that photo and grab a taste of pie. Lovely thoughts for the month of October.

The Artful Diva said...

i think my husband just fell in love with you - he loves anything with apples!

Currie Silver said...

BEautiful photos and words.