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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Icky Apples

What does one do with icky apples?

A week or so ago I bought one of those bags of apples that were on sale at our local grocery store. They were on sale for a reason. Even Ellen wouldn't eat them. They are called "Paula Red," have very white flesh, and are terribly mushy and tasteless. Normally I go for the "Fuji" every time, but these, as I said, were at a bargain price. I must remember when I see a bargain at this store that they are the ones that put outdated food items (prepackaged stuff, like granola bars, International Food Coffees...etc) and even medications in their bargain bins for sale.

Anyway. I took the icky apples, peeled and sliced them, mixed a bit of sugar and cinnamon with them, put them in a pan, topped them with a mix of oatmeal, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon and butter and popped 'em in the oven.

They were quite palatable after they emerged.

Apple Crisp is such a very "autumn" thing to do, don't you think?

1 comment:

Donna. W said...

Fuji is my favorite apple, too. I should make apple crisp with some of these golden delicious I have; it's not nearly as unhealthy as pie!