5 Shades of Apples Part V: Pièce de résistance

I saved the best for last.  There was no way I could do an entire series on apples and not do an apple pie. It is a quintessential classic and the ultimate expression of the apple in my opinion. Plus its my favorite dessert and I think a well-deserved treat after a long week of …

5 Shades of Apples Part II: I Want a Muffin Top

Welcome back to 5 Shades of Apples! I have heard some great feedback about the apple pizza yesterday and I’m excited to hear how all yours will  turn out. Thanks for all of your comments and for following along! Keep me posted on your cooking adventures. Alright, let’s keep this gravy train moving. 🙂 It's Day 2 …

My Pretty Apron: Empanadas With a Twist

“Empanadas? Did somebody say empanadas?! Save me one!!” I’m used to hearing this. Empanadas are probably one of the most asked-for appetizers I make for the holidays or if it’s a relative’s birthday and they've specifically requested them. One of my aunts has her own business where she makes dozens of empanadas and sells them outside churches …