Apple Oyaki

In Sochi yesterday, U.S. skier David Wise won the gold medal in men’s halfpipe, an event that is making its debut as an Olympic sport at these Winter Games.  Tina Maze of Slovenia won her second gold medal of the 2014 Olympics in the women’s giant slalom.  For the first time in seventy-eight years, Norway … More Apple Oyaki

Apple Bread Pudding

The final film in this year’s 12 Days of Oscar feature is nominated for twelve Oscars.  Lincoln covers the last four months of Abraham Lincoln’s life focusing on his effort to passing the Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery in the House of Representatives.  The film does a great job of showing Lincoln (Daniel Day-Lewis) both as a … More Apple Bread Pudding

Individual Apple Pies

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated on the third Monday in January, is a relatively new holiday.  Signed into law in 1983 and first observed in 1986, it wasn’t until 2000 that the holiday was officially observed in every state.  Many are still fighting for the equality they deserve, the equality that King spoke of … More Individual Apple Pies

Classic Apple Pie

Back in September, we all went apple picking and made an apple crumble pie.  At the same time, we decided we’d make a more traditional apple pie and freeze it to share at Thanksgiving.  Due to some confusion, we didn’t get to eat this apple pie on Thanksgiving.  While the kids were a little disappointed … More Classic Apple Pie