Make Tasty Treat

Make Fall Tasty

By Amy Carney Bevins

Apples abound this time of year. Use the fall school holidays to escape for a family pick-your-own excursion. When you get home, extend the experience by making homemade applesauce. Quick, easy and delicious, this recipe will fill the kitchen with smells of fall.

Homemade Applesauce

4-5 apples (about 1 1/2 lbs.)

1/2 c water

1/4 c sugar

1 tsp lemon juice

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1.Peel the apples and core them (remove seeds). Cut the apples into large chunks.

2.Put the apple chunks into a saucepan. Add the water, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon.

3.Cook until soft.

4.Mash the apples with a pastry blender or in a food processor to the desired smoothness.

5.Enjoy warm or cold.

© Chantilly Chefs 2008

Amy Carney Bevins (www.amycarneybevins.com) is a freelance writer, Assistant Editor and Toy Expert for FAMILY Magazine, an educator, and founder/owner of Chantilly Chefs cooking classes for children and adults. She has been featured on WUSA9, NBC, MonkeySee.com, AOL Video and RobustCooking.com.

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