Today’s Recipe and Location: Apple Dumplings
Found in: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food From my Frontier
Pages 234 - 235 Copyright: 2012 Harper Collins
I figured out that there are 295 calories per dumpling (Please note that the calorie counts vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients that you choose to use.)
As a teacher, apples have been a frequent gift received throughout the years. Doctors always tell us that apples are the healthiest food in the world. As a person whose heart is in AFib, the apple is the perfect fruit. Apples help control the fat in the bloodstream and so this is really the fruit for me.
When I read the recipe I was surprised that Mountain Dew is used in a recipe. What were they doing when they thought about pouring a can of pop over a pan of dumplings? What this an accident or a planned event? This recipe is one of the fastest desserts to make. I followed the recipe to a T and loved every bite for two days. This is a keeper. This is another Ree masterpiece!!
|This is just a bite of pure happiness!|
Today’s critics: Brandy Lehman and Nicole Serpico
Brandy: “Apple Dumplings - Yum, Yum Yum! And just from the looks of them, they seemed fairly easy. Totally I will be making those and thinking I could even get Nick to eat them.”
Nicole: Suggestion – ‘do not leave the dumplings in the dish until the next day. The dumplings become soggy or doughy on the bottom.”
I love this little cute barn. This little beauty sits next to Mighell Rd. west of Jericho Rd. southwest of Sugar Grove. What does someone keep in a barn this size? I’m sure it holds a tractor and maybe some small equipment. I loved the shadow of the tree upon it’s wooden sides. It stands alone – no house… no other buildings. Just a little cute barn across from a country cemetery.
Irksome Ideas and Images
Commercials are a really annoying part of television. I am aware that this is a necessary evil because they pay for the shows we enjoy. I am trying to enjoy a Hallmark movie and the commercials come on and blast me out of my seat. I know they are louder to get our attention, but REALLY??? I did hear that the networks have to reduce how loud the commercials are, because the people have had enough! I like to be informed about products, but I am not so foolish to be convinced to buy a produce just because of a paid star or sports athlete. Ok – so they must work or why would a company put out the big bucks? I guess I have to just live with it because I do like my t.v. and they are a part of it. No more whining – I am just going to sit back and cry – not about the commercials, but at these blasted Hallmark shows which always make me shed a tear…or two…or three.