Saturday, September 11, 2010

Apple Season!


It's September and that means APPLE SEASON!

When the apples start to ripen I feel a shift in my attitude towards the coming season.

I dont' really want to see summer end but at the same time I'm ready for cooler weather.

Cooler weather brings the smells of apples baking or simmering on the stove.


Internet

Apple Cider



Food Network

Apple Pie A La Mode


Food Network

Apple Crisp


BBC
Fresh off the tree!


About-Recipes.com
Apple Dumplings

Food network
Apple Strudel

Some even decorate their homes for the season
 bringing out all kinds of pretty apple decor.



I love the red walls in this kitchen. It reminds me of what we did to our kitchen in the city. If you'd like to see what we did click here

Aren't these little apple baskets the cutest!


The Country Porch

The Country Porch

Porcelainbiz.com

BHG

Factory Direct Craft

Don't you just love this apple swag on the back of the chair! This would be fun for a fall dinner party or 'get-together' don't you think?

I hope you're getting prepared for the changing of the season.
If you're having trouble getting into 'fall mode' maybe the pictures I have shared will help make the switch just a little bit easier for you. I hope so.

Happy Autumn! (soon)

Maura :)




17 comments:

Brenda Kula said...

Love those apple baskets! And now I'm hungry!
Brenda

The Bear's Blog said...

Hi Miss Maura,

Boy, are we ready for autumn, but where is it? It was so hot here this past week. It just wears you down.

Here in the south the poor pumpkins sit out in the intense sun & heat, they must start to cook.

Mom buys a small cooking pumpkin for our pumpkin pies - one for Thanksgiving & one for Christmas, she cooks, purees and freezes the right amount in baggies.

Heaps of Hugs, happy weekend.
Prudence & Sissy

John Gray jgsheffield@hotmail.com said...

miss marple would be proud of that post!!! so vintage!!!
xx

bj said...

UMMM...I love apples just about any way they are cooked..
I have a post scheduled about apples coming up on the 28th. YEP, you are right. When the apple season gets here, I know it's fall (even tho we are still having 90 degree weather).
I love all the photos you show and especially that BEAUTIFUL kitchen..ummmm
hugs, bj

Catherine said...

Love your post. Now i want to change my kitchen! i'm already cooking apples, apples with cinamon in the oven smells nice!!! (lovely pictures!) lovely week end Catherine

Kiki said...

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Pondside said...

Sometimes I miss our red kitchen - but then I look at the sunny walls and I'm happy with the yellow. Still, there's something about a red eating area.....

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

One of my favorite things of fall are the apples!
I also love the red walls in the kitchen and your kitchen is just lovely too--I'm not brave enough to use the color red in my house, and I'm not sure why because I always think it looks fabulous! I hope you're having a great weekend!!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

It's turning fall here Maura! We are only getting into the low 70's for highs and some of the trees are starting to change a bit.
Well you know I love apples! Great pictures, thanks for sharing.
Cindy

Rural Revival said...

That swag is too cute!! And I'm craving apples now. I think I need to visit the local orchard today! : )

Linda said...

hi, love your post. came over for a visit from flea 52. our apples and pears have started to drop. time for the grandkids to come picking. now to go back and read more on your blog.....

Hilary @ Sweet as June said...

hi Maura... wonderful inspiration! thank you.

Finding Pam said...

Fall is one of my favorite seasons because of the inspiring colors of the trees, cooler weather, and my favorite of all...APPLES!

I love to peel and core Roma apples. Place them in a shallow dish, add butter, cinnamon and sugar in the center then microwave. It is like apple pie, but without all the crust.

I have decorated for fall. Now I am just waiting on the weather to co-operate.

Sherri said...

Apples are a big part of my life this time of year! Love all the apple pictures you posted!

On the Old Dirt Road said...

I am so ready for fall. Kansas has been very hot this summer and I"m looking forward to the coolness of fall. I have already been into the Cider with some of our cool evenings. I so love your pictures of the apples. It makes me feel all "fallish".

Bearly Sane said...

You are looking forward to autumn and I am looking forward to spring...the two best seasons of the year I think...not too hot, not too cold and both with beauty to offer in abundance.
I thoroughly enjoyed your apple post today Maura...thank you.
Warmest Hugs,
Sandi @ Bearly Sane

May said...

Muchas gracias por compartir todas estas buenas ideas de que hacer y decorar con manzanas.
El Otoño es una estación preciosa. Llena de colores y olores maravillosos.
Besitos, May

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