Red Currant Apple Pie

Last weekend I went to Andrew's Scenic Acres and among all the apples and gourds, I was thrilled to find freezers full of farm frozen summer fruit, including currants. I had seen apples mixed with berries in pie before and thought that red currants would cut through a typical warm apple pie with their acidity. … Continue reading Red Currant Apple Pie

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Brown Butter Apple and Pear Pie

I feel like I may say this with a lot of pies, but I'm serious this time. This is my favourite fall/winter pie ever.  It's official, we can all go home. By go home I mean to make this pie.  I was brainstorming different ways to use winter fruit that wasn't citrus because I was … Continue reading Brown Butter Apple and Pear Pie

Skillet Olive Oil Apple Cake

With American Thanksgiving approaching, I've still got apples on my mind.  Whenever I make apple cake, I always use olive oil in place of butter.  It adds a lovely depth of flavour and moisture while still keeping a light texture. This skillet cake is no different, and the apples on top create even more moisture, … Continue reading Skillet Olive Oil Apple Cake