Keyword: apple

best vegan apple pie
Birthdays, Desserts, Father's Day, Fruit, Oven Dishes

Best Vegan Apple Pie

I love eating this apple pie – it is truly the best vegan apple pie. I think so, my husband thinks so, and even my non-vegan friends think so! Baking pies is so satisfying. A lot of us remember our mothers and grandmothers rolling out pie dough with us at their elbows. Or watching through […]

apple pie galette style
Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, French Cuisine, Fruit, Oven Dishes

Apple Pie Galette Style

This apple pie, galette style, is made in a pie plate with apple compote under the sliced apples for a thicker filling. The edges of the crust are folded galette style. I came across this style of making pies while researching French desserts this year. All of the pies I found on French cooking blogs […]

rustic sauerkraut casserole
German Cuisine, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes

Rustic Sauerkraut Casserole

This rustic sauerkraut casserole is an easy dish from the German countryside. I’ve made mine in my cast iron skillet for easy baking, serving and cleanup. Easy preparation and a one hour cooking time make this a great dish for a German meal. Prepare everything else while the casserole bakes. I use a small amount […]

homemade slow cooker applesauce
Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, German Cuisine, Gluten Free Option, Oil Free Recipes, Slow Cooker, Snacks, Sweet Sauces

Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

Homemade slow cooker applesauce is easy, convenient and delicious! Just put your cut up apples into the slow cooker and check back on them later. You control the levels of sugar or cinnamon in the applesauce (maybe none!), and can make it as chunky or smooth as your family likes! Determining the sweetness of the […]

Birthdays, Breakfast, Desserts, Easter, Fall & Winter Holidays, Fruit, German Cuisine, Mother's Day

Classic German Apple Cake with Almonds

I’m so glad I made this classic German apple cake with almonds, a.k.a. Apfelkuchen mit Mandeln. It makes a nice pastry for breakfast, or a lovely dessert cake with coffee. The cake is dense, so it can be sliced in small wedges when serving guests. The vanilla cake has additional flavoring from lemon zest, adding […]