Harvard Apple Scroll

Many, many years ago when my girls were very young, we decided to vacation in Massachusetts....Cape Cod.......While there we would take day trips in and around the cape.....my grandmother was from Boston so we spent the day there and I so enjoyed it....it must be in my blood..... We also spent the day in Plymouth where we happened upon a great little restaurant that served "Harvard Apple Scroll"....its a delicious bread that has nothing to do with Harvard University, but is named for Harvard, Mass. a little town surrounded by orchards.  The reason for the name? When you roll it up it looks … [Read more...]

Hot Apple Pie

The frost is on my pumpkins outside and the heat has been turned on .... sigh.......yup winter is making its way up the mountain! slowly, but steadily.... Was a great day for Earl Grey Tea and Apple Pie........ Yummmmmmm........... Now start the fire......grab a wool blanket and find that book you wanted to read three years ago, turn the phone off and put QVC on just in case something like homemade pie crusts come on.......   HOME MADE APPLE PIE 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie    (Or use Pillsbury Pie Crusts like I did - you know I'm deathly afraid of … [Read more...]