|Beautiful Baked Apples filled with Fruits and Nuts|
The first time I met my husband’s family, was for dinner at his parents home. My then boyfriend picked me up after work. I remember his father asking me if I could cook…uh oh, was this an interview?? I was quite nervous, but this cooking question, what was I supposed to say? I told him the truth…. No I could not! He later told my husband’s sister "I don’t know why Bill wants to marry HER, she can’t cook"! We were so young, 21 and 22.
Nine months later we were married and moved to Virginia to start our new life together. He worked as an Air Traffic Controller at Washington National, and I took a job at the Pentagon. It was an exciting time to live near Washington D.C.! Lyndon Johnson was our President, it was the Viet Nam era, and the anti war movement was in full swing, M.L. King’s assassination, Resurrection City and, R.F. Kennedy’s assassination. History was being made all around us. Living in our nations capital gave us an opportunity to witness the consequences of these events. It was a fascinating, thought-provoking time to be young!
|I served mine with ice cream…but they’re perfect just the way they are|
This recipe can be found in Dorie Greenspans cookbook “Around My French Table” or at Serious Eats where Dorie has posted it. To see what the other Dorista’s are up to check it out here.
|Ready to be baked|
Just out of the
oven….permeating my kitchen with lovely aromas
|My very trusty, first cookbook…..still special after all these years!|