Saturday, September 28, 2019


Encouraged by my success with tasty croutons, I'm eager to learn how to make new foods, especially ones I never imagined cooking at home. My latest project is applesauce. Yes, real applesauce made from scratch.

I rode out to Aquebogue today. I heard Helen's Farm grows good apples. They have several varieties, all of which look delicious. I bought a bunch and brought 'em home.

On the way back, I stopped at Wildwood State Park and soaked up some sun at the water's edge.

Making applesauce is simple: you just cook apples and add sweetener. I prefer maple syrup to sugar and honey because of its taste and superior nutrition.

My project was a success. Next time you invite me over, I'll bring a batch.  :-)


  1. What a fun day trip! Homemade apple sauce sounds delicious!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  2. We always make our own apple sauce, and we've even got a quick microwave recipe for when we're in a hurry! xxx

  3. That sounds like a wonderful trip! I've made applesauce before too! Yum!

  4. Homemade applesauce is the best! I'm also very fond of apple crisp and apple pie : )

    That is one blue sky.


  5. Apple picking in the fall is so fun! What a great day in the sunshine. :)

    Le Stylo Rouge

  6. If you are ever in Kansas, please do stop by! I have not tried applesauce. We have made and canned apple pie filling. Loved your pictures!

  7. I made homemade apple sauce last year with the batch we picked up and the smell was heavenly ❤️ So glad you had a wonderful time apple picking and getting out there!

  8. That looks and sounds amazing!! I love apples in the fall!

  9. Mmmmm, sounds good!!!! I just stewed a load of pears and half an old apple - I could have made pear sauce instead!