Thursday, October 28, 2010

fall inspired

Every fall I get inspired to cook. Something about cooler weather that makes me want some home cooking. Well, I waited for cooler weather and it never came, so I figured some of my yummy recipes might bring the fall this way... and they did!

Woke up this morning to much cooler weather ;)

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A super easy Apple Crisp

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 cups apples - peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Mix the top 4 ingredients put on the bottom of a pan. Then the apples. Then the other 2 ingredients mixed on top. Or you could mix it all together and throw it in a pan ( thats what I do ). Bake 350 for 45 min.

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Chicken Pot Pie

Ingedients

2 cans of mixed vegetables
1 can cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup sour cream ( I just add this to make sure there is enough wet ingredients )
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups of cooked cubed chicken
1 can Crescent rolls

Mix together top 4 ingredients. Pour into greased pan. Cover with Crescent rolls pinching the sides to create seal. Bake 350 till top is golden brown.

THE BEST CARMEL CORN EVER!!!

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This is kind of a labor intensive recipe. Anything that requires a lot of dishes to be washed is not typically something that I make. It looked so good though...

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It requires boiling the caramel, lots of mixing, and baking.

It is so good though, and I am certain it will become an annual thing! Ohh... and I got the recipe from the new Southern Plate Cookbook.

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We are also totally addicted to these pancakes that we make multiple cans of every year! Seriously, you need to try them... there is simply not a better pancake out there!

And lets not forget Apple Julep! I can't keep this stuff in the fridge!

Ingredients
1 qt apple juice
1 cup orange juice
1 cup pineapple juice ( I use two small cans... 12oz )
1/4cup lemon juice

Mix. Chill. Serve over crushed ice.

All this eating has inspired my latest painting too...

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Courtney

1 comment:

Allen and Stephanie Drew said...

yumm-o. you just made me super hungry.