Roast Pork Loin With Herbs, Apples & Honey

ROAST PORK LOIN WITH HERBS, APPLES & HONEY 3 lb boneless pork top loin roast, trimmed and tied 8 T (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 6 plump, fresh garlic cloves, peeled and cut in slivers Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 T fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 1 T fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped [...]

Apple Crisp

APPLE CRISP 3 1/2 lbs Granny Smith apples, stemmed, peeled, cored, sliced 1/2” thick 1 C firmly packed golden brown sugar 1 T ground cinnamon Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg Split 2 vanilla bean seeds or small dash of pure vanilla extract 1 T lemon juice 1 C all purpose flour 1 C sugar 1 [...]

Mesclun with Apple Vinaigrette

MESCLUN WITH APPLE VINAIGRETTE 2 T champagne vinegar 2 T apple cider vinegar 1 T shallot, peeled and finely diced 1 plump, fresh garlic clove, smashed 3/4 C extra virgin olive oil 6 C mesclun 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, quartered and very thinly sliced Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Shaved parmigiano-reggiano, for garnish [...]

Food Day Kansas City 2014 – Apple Share


You’re the apple of my eye. An apple for the teacher. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. The apple as a positive image is pervasive in our culture. And it just so happens that it’s plentiful in Missouri and Kansas in October. With our trees bursting with fresh, crisp locally grown fruit, apples [...]

Apple Aesthetics

In a country enamored with cosmetics — make-up, plastic surgeries, liposuction, whitened teeth, breast implants, tummy tucks, rhinoplasty, collagen laced lips, botox, tinted hair, makeover shows, skin deep aesthetics, anti-aging and wrinkle-free products — just an overall obssesion with youthful appearance, adding “pretty” little fruits to the bushel only makes sense.  A world of little esteem [...]