Cooking The Books: How To Cook Everything Vegetarian, Sister Pie, And The Hoosier Mama Book Of Pie

Cooking the Books: How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, Sister Pie, and The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie

This is a guest post from KatieRose McEneely, a fellow culinary experimenting friend from college. She is a fantastic artist who created the paper cuts of a cow, sheep, and pig that currently hang above our couch. Thanks for joining in the challenge, KatieRose!  If you want to join the Cooking the Books challenge, see the details at the bottom of this post. 1. How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, Mark Bittman  Recipe: Caramelized Squash with vinegar Butternut squash, cubed sugar balsamic vinegar onion, minced garlic (omitted) salt and pepper rosemary, fresh…

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Apple Butter

Apple Butter

Amanda and I love apple picking. We go out in our flannel shirts, pick apples, eat cider donuts, sip hot apple cider, then come home and make apple butter and bake apple pies. It makes for a wonderful weekend. This year we picked Macoun (cross between the McIntosh and Jersey Black) and Empire (cross between McIntosh and Red Delicious) apples. A half-bushel of apples (pictured above) is enough for two pies, two batches of apple butter, and a few apples left over to eat. We start making the apple butter around 7pm…

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