Happy Birthday Normy and Dutch Apple Pie

So for Normy’s actual birthday I had his mom and Jim over for dinner and made his favorite meat, PORK!

Happy Birthday to my Norman!
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Made this recipe
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Here’s the lady that gave him LIFE! His Mom.
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Thank you for giving Normy life, cause I kinda, sorta like him and stuff!

Everyone about to eat some Jamie food!
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And here is The Norman and his AWESOME cook of a wifey, ME!
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So Normy is pretty sick of cake as I am always making cupcakes and cakes. So I made him a pie for dessert instead Dutch Apple Pie

•2 cups all-purpose flour
•1 cup packed brown sugar
•1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
•3/4 cup butter, melted
•FILLING:
•2/3 cup sugar
•3 tablespoons cornstarch
•1-1/4 cups cold water
•3 cups diced peeled tart apples
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions
•In a large bowl, combine the flour,
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brown sugar,
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oats
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and butter;
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set aside 1 cup for topping.
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Press remaining crumb mixture into an ungreased 9-in. pie plate; set aside.
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• For filling, combine the sugar, cornstarch
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and water
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in a large saucepan until smooth;
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bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in apples
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and vanilla.
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Pour into crust;
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top with reserved crumb mixture.
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Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
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Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.
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Here is that recipe for you again:

•2 cups all-purpose flour
•1 cup packed brown sugar
•1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
•3/4 cup butter, melted
•FILLING:
•2/3 cup sugar
•3 tablespoons cornstarch
•1-1/4 cups cold water
•3 cups diced peeled tart apples
•1 teaspoon vanilla extract

•In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, oats and butter; set aside 1 cup for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture into an ungreased 9-in. pie plate; set aside.
• For filling, combine the sugar, cornstarch and water in a large saucepan until smooth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in apples and vanilla.
• Pour into crust; top with reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Old-Fashioned Lattice-Top Apple Pie

Recipe

Crust
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
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1 tablespoon sugar
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3/4 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
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1/3 cup chilled solid vegetable shortening, diced
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6 tablespoons (or more) ice water

Filling
1/2 cup sugar
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1/4 cup (packed) golden brown sugar
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2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
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1 tablespoon lemon juice
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2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
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1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 pounds Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
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Milk
Additional sugar

For crust:
Blend flour, sugar and salt in processor.
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Add butter
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and shortening and cut in using on/off turns until mixture resembles a coarse meal.
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Add 6 tablespoons ice water and process until moist clumps form, adding more water by teaspoonfuls if dough is dry. Gather into ball; divide into 2 pieces.
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Flatten each into disk. Wrap each in plastic; chill 2 hours. (Can be made 2 days ahead. Keep chilled. Let dough soften slightly before rolling out.)
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For filling:
Position rack in lowest third of oven and preheat to 400°F. Mix first 6 ingredients in large bowl. Add apples and toss to blend.

Roll out 1 dough disk on floured surface to 12-inch round. Transfer to 9-inch-diameter glass pie dish. Fold edge under, forming high-standing rim; crimp. Add filling.
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Roll out second dough disk on floured surface to 13-inch round. Cut into twelve 1-inch-wide strips. Arrange 6 strips across pie. Form lattice by arranging 6 strips diagonally across first strips. Gently press ends into crust edges.
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Brush lattice with milk. Sprinkle lightly with additional sugar. Bake pie 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Continue baking until juices bubble thickly and crust is deep golden, covering edges with foil if browning too quickly, about 1 hour 20 minutes. Cool on rack 1 hour. (Can be made 8 hours ahead. Let stand on rack.)

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Apple Fritters

I had another cupcake tasting on Friday October 15th. From an old Class Mate from High School. She opened up a new business and asked if I would bring some Jamie cakes for her new clients to try…See My Table (2nd tasting for the 2nd week in a row) SURE hope I can do something with this! Like start a business!

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Flavors I made for the event were Creamsicle Cupcakes with Orange Cream Frosting:
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Halloween Cupcakes – check out the inside of the babies (pretty cool):
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Pink Champagne cupcakes -Pink and little Breast Cancer Ribbons on top since it is Breast Cancer awareness month
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and Pumpkin Cupcakes With Maple–Cream Cheese Frosting
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Table Looks pretty good!
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So you all know I like to share, so I wanted to share that with you!

OK now on with the cooking!

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Recipe

FRITTERS
■2 cups All-purpose Flour
■1/2 cup Sugar
■3 Tablespoons Sugar
■2-1/4 teaspoons Baking Powder
■1-1/4 teaspoon Salt
■2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
■2 whole Large Eggs
■3/4 cups Whole Milk
■2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
■2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
■2 whole Granny Smith Apples, Peeled And Diced
■ Powdered Sugar (optional, For Dusting)
■ GLAZE (optional)
■1-1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
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■1/4 teaspoon Salt
■1/4 teaspoon Vanilla
■1/4 cup Milk
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In a mixing bowl, combine flour,
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sugar,
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baking powder,
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cinnamon,
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and salt.

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In a separate bowl, beat the eggs
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with a fork, then add milk,
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melted butter,
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and vanilla.
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Gently fold dry and wet ingredients
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together until just combined (do not overmix.)
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Fold in apples.
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Add enough apples to make a very chunky batter. You want the apples to shine though!
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Heat a couple of inches of canola oil over medium to medium-low heat.
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When it gets hot, drop a little drop of batter into the oil. If it sizzles immediately and rises to the top, the oil is ready; if it burns quickly, turn down the heat.

Drop teaspoons of batter into the hot oil,
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six or eight at a time. Sometimes they’ll flip over by themselves; sometimes you have to flip them. Just watch them and make sure they don’t get too brown, but cook them long enough to make sure the batter’s cooked through, about 2 to 2 1/2 minutes total.

Normy helped
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Remove and drain on a paper towel. Dust very generously with powdered sugar,
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or dip fritters in a light doughnut glaze (mix all glaze ingredients together, then dunk warm fritters).
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Serve warm!

**May be heated up the next day in a 350 degree oven for 8 minutes.

Apple Dumplings

Recipe

■2 whole Granny Smith Apples
■2 cans (8 Oz. Cans) Crescent Rolls
■2 sticks Butter
■1-1/2 cup Sugar
■1 teaspoon Vanilla
■ Cinnamon, To Taste
■1 can (12 Oz.) Mountain Dew Soda
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Peel and core apples. Cut each apple into 8 slices each.
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Roll each apple slice in a crescent roll.
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Place in a 9 x 13 buttered pan.
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Melt butter,
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then add sugar
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and barely stir. Add vanilla,
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stir, and pour entire mixture over apples.
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At this point in the recipe the smell of melted butter and sugar, will attract men…
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Pour Mountain Dew around the edges of the pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon
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and bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve with ice cream, and spoon some of the sweet sauces from the pan over the top.
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Apple Crisp

Got some apples from Normy’s co worker George.
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MMMMMMM Apples…

What should I do with these?

 

Well first things first…
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that is all…

now let’s get to baking…

recipe

10 cups all-purpose apples, peeled, cored and sliced
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1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup water

1 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter, melted

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degree C).
2. Place the sliced apples in a 9×13 inch pan.
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Mix the white sugar,
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1 tablespoon flour
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and ground cinnamon together,
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and sprinkle over apples.
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Pour water evenly over all.
3. Combine the oats,
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1 cup flour,
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brown sugar,
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baking powder, baking soda
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and melted butter together.
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Crumble evenly over the apple mixture.
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4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 45 minutes.

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