Food, Recipes

Salted-Butter Rose Apple Pie!

This pie is what happens when I’m trapped in my own apartment for a whole weekend. First of all, I had plans. Except according to the weather channel, the news, & the entire universe, it was supposed to be insanely rainy & windy all weekend so I decided to stay in & make that Netflix subscription work extra hard.

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Ensemble, Food, Travel

Leinenkugel’s, Sprinkles, & Easter Bread!

Have you guys ever been to Total Wine? It’s in New Jersey and it’s amazing. They have a huge selection of liquor, wine, & craft beer! Stopped by to restock Brian’s Leinenkugel Summer Shandy stash and it took a lot of discipline to NOT buy crates of Vouvray. If you’re ever in the area, I highly recommend paying them a visit.

Visited a friend of mine who just bought a house in upstate New York. She made this cake and the Easter Bread below. So delicious. I don’t bake because I hate anything that has to do with measurements and precision (also why I don’t sew but that’s a whole other discussion.) Also, my pantry isn’t stocked with any baking staples because I threw everything out when I switched to organic and I haven’t gotten the chance to hoard. Not that I need to anyway, I try to avoid sweets like nobody’s business.

Anyway, she packed some leftover bread for me to take home so I reheated them on the griddle & served them with caramelized bananas! All of that with a hot cup of coffee for Sunday’s breakfast and I was ready to tackle the day.