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My Peas and Carrots
Mark Woods

"A Fall Apple for the Winner'"

Posted Sunday, August 31, 2014, at 1:47 PM
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  • Those memories of aromas definitely struck home Chef. I did not grow up in town but when I was there visiting friends I would pick all kinds of cooking wafting from the homes. Usually I had to be home for supper but occasionally I got to eat at someone's house to see just what foods those aromas were connected.

    Roast pumpkin or squash sounds really great and I have never done it. A you know, I will have a little on which to practice. Need to bring in some today as a matter of fact.

    -- Posted by stevemills on Mon, Sep 1, 2014, at 7:54 AM
  • roast pumpkin with cardamom, oregano, cinnamon, or brown sugared brandy splashed on it is rather good....very easy on the cardamom it can be extremely over powering...best to mix it with something...savory pumpkin I really like!

    -- Posted by chefgrape on Mon, Sep 1, 2014, at 10:57 AM
  • We lived in the Tri-Cities for a year when I was nine years old, and our family still has some close friends up there. The church they attend (and that we attended) makes apple butter twice a year as a huge fund-raiser. They take over the whole kitchen and fellowship hall, and it takes lots of volunteers, but they make jars and jars and jars of apple butter to sell.

    -- Posted by jcarney on Sat, Sep 6, 2014, at 2:46 PM
  • Well it's good stuff...I'll be making some soon, the old fashion way though...on the stove on low for hours, until its just right...then I'll can it...

    I sure need an apple peeler...it takes a lot of peeled apples...and peeling them with a paring knife takes awhile and can waste a lot of the apple...I use to have one of those vised to the table twisting ones.

    -- Posted by chefgrape on Mon, Sep 8, 2014, at 1:26 AM
  • Phillips General Store in Bell Buckle has Pumpkin Fudge...don't know if they have it right now...but they had it last winter. It is TO DIE FOR! Seriously...be careful...it's addictive! ;)

    -- Posted by rachelbellhancock on Fri, Sep 12, 2014, at 10:40 AM
  • chefgrape Will you have any apple butter to sell? I'll talk to you at our last garden club meeting. HP

    -- Posted by horsepoopperson on Sun, Nov 1, 2015, at 7:54 PM
  • Anyone with damaged or apples of any kind they would care to bring to the meetings? My horses would "neigh" with delight! hp

    -- Posted by horsepoopperson on Fri, Mar 11, 2016, at 10:33 AM
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