Fennel and Apple Salad with Orange Honey Vinaigrette

Yes, there are tons of similar salads such as this floating around out there. But, what sets this apart, I think, is the inclusion of toasted pecans and the divine and oh-so light orange honey vinaigrette. A mandoline or food processor makes quick work of the slicing and the vinaigrette comes together in a jiff.… Continue reading Fennel and Apple Salad with Orange Honey Vinaigrette

Jamie’s Apple and Blackberry Pie

This pie recipe has been sitting on the back shelf for almost a year. Every time I see a pint of blackberries at the farmers market, I’m tempted to dust off this recipe and bake. But, I don’t. Instead, I’m distracted by a shiny new recipe that I have to make, immediately. Like this, this,… Continue reading Jamie’s Apple and Blackberry Pie

I-Pick, U-Pick! It’s Apple Season!

Who doesn’t love the fall?  The weather turns cooler (or, for us in So. Cal. it dips into the cool mid-70s), thoughts turn to the approaching holiday season, people start baking and apples are in season!  Yes, there is a season for apples. You may not realize it as apples are available year-round in all… Continue reading I-Pick, U-Pick! It’s Apple Season!