Thursday, October 6, 2011

How to Create the Scent of Fall

Ingredients for the dough: 2.5 cups all-purpose flour; 4 teaspoons sugar; 1/4 teaspoon fine salt; 14 tablespoons cold butter, diced; 1 large egg, lightly beaten with 2 tablespoons cold water. Ingredients for filling: 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice; 3 pounds baking apples like Golden Delicious, Cortland, or Mutsu; 2/3 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling on the pie; 1/4 cup unsalted butter; 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon; generous pinch of ground nutmeg; 1 large egg, lightly beaten.

One Apple Pie scented Aunt Sadie's candle (plus a match!)

Directions: Light candle. Enjoy!

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