Stella Otto: The Backyard Fruit Gardener

Today's Tip: Mow vegetation short around the base of fruit trees and bushes to reduce winter habitat for rodents.

Tag Archives: apple recipe

Apple-licious Cream Cheese Bars

Apple-ious Cream Cheese Bars Hot Out of the Oven

As I wrote in a ear­lier post, I had a great time at a friend’s Cider Press­ing Party/Potluck. One of the other party goers brought a deca­dent but sim­ple dessert that was hard not to take sec­onds (or thirds.) I got think­ing later how much fun it would be to try it with fall fruit […]

Bananas and Apples and Pears, Oh My!

Here is a great recipe for a fall evening when the days are get­ting short and din­ner needs a pick-me-up. This ver­sa­tile dish can be served as a side dish or a dessert. Take your pick. Fruit Fan­ta­sia 3 Tbsp. but­ter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. lemon juice ½ tsp. cin­na­mon 1/4 tsp. all­spice 1 […]

Recipe for a Fall Fruit Harvest

Black­ber­ries seem to be the fruit that bridges the har­vest from the end of sum­mer to the entrance of fall. It’s always tempt­ing to pick these glis­ten­ing dark jew­els before they are quite ripe. Their bright shiny appear­ance and large size just calls out to be plucked. Of course you can pick them, but they […]