Maple-Apple Pie with Walnut Crumble Topping

Maple-Apple Pie with Walnut Crumb Topping | browneyedbaker.com #recipe

I tend to think of pies in terms of two totally different seasons. There is summer pie season, when blueberry pie, peach pie, strawberry pie, and every other berry pie you can imagine are all on display. Then, there’s fall pie season. Apple pies, pear pies, pecan pies, pumpkin pies, sweet potato pies, and a million variations thereof start showing up. Which do you prefer? Given my love for all things fall, it’s probably not a huge surprise that I get much more excited about fall pies than I do about summer pies.

I’ve made quite a few apple pies and have favorites for a classic apple pie and Dutch apple pie, but playing around with variations like salted caramel and this maple crumble apple pie make those classics a bit more exciting.

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Apple, Gruyere and Sage Scones

Apple Gruyere & Sage Scones | browneyedbaker.com #recipe

I’ll turn down a doughnut for a scone any day. Call me crazy, but fried dough never did it for me. Tender, flaky pseudo-biscuits, though? Bring ‘em on! I first began my foray into scone-making probably 10 years ago now, when I started making chocolate chip scones, which have since become my mom’s most-requested baked good. Since then, I’ve played around with different sweet and savory versions and have created a serious list of awesome scone recipes.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookie Bars

I’ve talked ad nauseam about how much I absolutely adored peanut butter and jelly as a kid, so I won’t bore you with it again. However, I pretty much...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 9/13/2014

Happy Saturday to you! I hope you had a great week and are easing into a couple of relaxing days. I kicked off my fall cooking this week with a...

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Friday Things

1. Duke finally got over his little sickness, and then this past week I was at the vet with Einstein. It’s been like a revolving door there! Last week...

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Oktoberfest German Beer Cheese Spread

When it comes to ethnic food, I feel super lucky to live in a city with a Hofbräuhaus restaurant. We typically go at least a couple of times a...

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Honey Nut Cheerios & Banana Marshmallow Cereal Treats

I will forever and always be a fan of Rice Krispie treats. There’s something totally nostalgic about biting into that crispy, marshmallow-y treat that makes me feel like a...

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