I am a big fan of apple crisp – the sweet, crunchy topping with the tender, juicy apples – but sometimes I just don’t have the right amount of apples or time on my hands. And sometimes I don’t really want to make all that extra effort of peeling and cutting up the fruit. I [...]
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I recently had a hankerin’ for some cherries. I am not usually a cherry kind of girl, but when they’re in season I’ll indulge in a pound or two. If you get a perfectly ripe cherry, you’ll get a perfectly sweet and spicy flavor – too soon and it will be tart (not my favorite), too late, well it will just be too late.
After gorging myself, I decided that I needed to do something else with them. What I wound up with was a variation on (or very much inspired by) apple crisp.
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) season is soon upon us again, and we cannot wait. We’ve been members of a local CSA for several years now, and finally this year we decided to just purchase the fruit share. Twice. We love fruit – that fruit from Hepworth Farms – so much that we decided to get twice as much.
In the meantime we rely on our local Greenmarket in Union Square. We bought so many apples a few weeks ago that we’re overloaded. We do love apple crisp, though, and we’ve had it a couple of times already.