Saturday, August 2, 2008

Waste Not, Want Not


I keep driving past an apple tree that has spilled its burden into the road. 'Some of those apples must be usable', I keep thinking. I sent my three youngest on an excursion last evening to check on those same apples. "Knock on the door of the house, and ask if you may gather those that have fallen", they were told. No one was home. Not wanting to trespass the property, they stuck strictly to the side of the road, and not the yard, but came home with a decent amount of apples just the same. Many were bruised, some were not truly ripe.


This morning, when they awoke they were greeted in the kitchen by a counter full of apple pastry. I think they are glad they went on their excursion.

Apple Pie by the Yard
Find the recipe at Mennonite Girls Can Cook

14 comments:

His Girl said...

looks delicious!

Cherish the Home said...

Looks delicious! (o:

Karen said...

Hey Tracy,
I gave up on trying to read blogs last night, as blogger wouldn't allow me access to my site. I wanted to leave a comment on the dress you made....it's very pretty and I love the styles you are making these days.
This dessert also looks delicious. My mom has an apple tree that is loaded down this year, so I'll be making apple butter soon.
Have a great week-end!

Jodi said...

Ah, Lovella's recipe blog ... gotta love it! ;o)

~~ said...

Well goodness... everytime I visit your blog you have something delicious to share! you are so creative. How do you do it all?!
Patricia

~~Deby said...

what a wonderful treat to wake up to...you go mom...
~~deby

my house by the river said...

Absolutely Scrumptious!

blessings,

mari

Heartathome said...

It looks really yummy and while I don't really care for apple pie as a dessert, I do enjoy an apple pastry in the morning for breakfast. How nice that you were able to use the apples that would have otherwise rotted in the street-
Thank you for sharing the link to the Mennonite Girls Can Cook blog-I've bookmarked it too so I can visit it again. :-)

Tracy said...

Mmmmm...what a lovely thing to wake up to! How very satisfying for each one of you.

Christian Homekeeper said...

Looks yummy!! I just made apple pie yesterday for my family and its already gone lol.

Bev

Kelli said...

Oh, that looks delicious! What a nice morning surprise.
~Kelli

Mrs. Anna T said...

Ohh this simply made my mouth water... yum.

Sandy said...

Hi Tracy - good idea and good use of apples. YUM!

Jenn said...

That is wonderful! What a fabulous treat out of what would have been left to rot. =)