Saturday, October 17, 2009

My new outdoor carpet!

The birch tree shed its golden leaves, they lay undisturbed like a new carpet that no one's allowed to walk on...

Monday, October 12, 2009

Homemade applesauce!

Today I made homemade applesauce from apples grown on our own apple tree! First year the crop has been big enough to do anything with. Last year 1 apple, this year 3/4 of a bushel! All Connell Red, a variety developed especially for our northern climate.

Applesauce is easy to make! Take 4 apples, peel, core and cut into sections. Simmer for 20 minutes with 3/4 cup of water, 1/4 c. sugar (brown or white) and a splash of cinnamon. Then cool and mash with a potato masher. EZ! and yummy