Thursday, August 26, 2010

Apple season is here!

It's Apple season in North Carolina!
 I love apples!
 Eating them, picking them
 and making yummy recipes with them.
Like this one from my most favorite place in
the North Carolina mountains--
Asheville...the Grove Park Inn!
If you have never gotta go!
There's so much to see...
the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway

Biltmore Estate

it really is something to see and Fall is the best time!
So back to the recipe...
Here it is...hope you enjoy it!

NC Apple Crisp w/ Walnuts & Bourbon

3/4 cup of oats
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/8 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tbs flour
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup butter - room temp

2 1/2 lbs apples
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tbs flour
1/4 cup bourbon
1/2 trsp cinnamon
2 tbs butter

Peel , Core and slice apples. Toss with sugar, flour & cinnamon.
Add Walnuts and Bourbon. Toss in mix.
Spread apple mixture into buttered 8 x 8 baking pan
Evenly spread crumb topping over
Bake @ 350 approximately 35 minutes
or until top is golden & apples are tender.
Serve Warm.
Delicious with Ice Cream!!


I'm hoping to spend this Saturday in the NC Mountains....
What are you planning for your weekend?

Have a blessed day!


  1. This recipe sounds wonderful. Thanks for sharing. I love the NC mountains too and just spent the week there last week with my sister. Have a great weekend in the mountains. Enjoy!!! Love & blessings from NC!

  2. That looks delicious!
    Have a fun weekend, I'll be stuck at work!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  3. The pictures are beautiful and the recipe sounds yummy! I'll have to try it.

  4. LOVE these images of fall, I'm SOOOO ready. this really is gorgeous country! When we lived in Atlanta, many years ago we took a few trips up there.
    This apple recipe looks oh so yummy!

  5. You asked where the murals were that I posted about and they are in West Jefferson, NC. Sorry, I forgot to answer you when you first asked me. Have a great week. Love & blessings from NC!

  6. Wow, that looks so good! I love apple season too!
    We have some great apple orchards here in the Pacific NW.

  7. I love Fall and all the wonderful colors!
    That recipe sounds yummy! Definetly gonna try!

  8. What a GREAT POST!!!! I cannot wait to go get my apples. Every year we head up there and I load up and come home and make a big ole batch of homemade applesauce!! You just got me in the mood girl! First I gotta go unload the truck! UGH!! See ya soon!

  9. that sounds heavenly. I think we are spending time with family this weekend.

  10. Oh just found your post and SO glad that I did! We've entered apple season in the UK too and I'm so excited. Having recently moved from London to the English countryside, I'm in the early stages of beginning to experiment with home grown food - and I've 'inherited' several apple trees with my new garden. THANK you for the recipe and the pictures are great. LOVE your blog - feel free to pop accross the Atlantic in 'Blogdom' anytime! xxx

  11. seriously yummy!! i must confess though...i could eat all the yummy topping with some apple syrupy goo stuff and homemade icecream and be completely content!!!
    thanks for the recipe. great idea

    thank you for the blog love too