But what do you do when you have an abundance of apples & suddenly no one wants any? My solutions, make applesauce & a simmer pot.
Start with the applesauce:
- core, peel & slice your apples (save the peels for your simmer pot)
- place in a large pot with enough water to cover the bottom
- cook over medium heat until apples are "mushy"
- add a small amount of margarine or a sprinkling of cinnamon if desired
Now, about those peels...
I have one of those mini crock pots, you know, the kind specifically for dips. Well, just add your apple peels & a pinch of cinnamon or a cinnamon stick with a bit of water & turn it on. I've also added some orange peels & whole cloves before. If you don't have a mini crock pot, don't fret. Just use a small pot on your stove top over low heat.
But no matter how you make it, your house will smell yummy without buying those fancy schmancy plug-ins. And you can experiment with other ingredients too. I wonder what banana peels & almond extract would smell like. Maybe banana nut bread?!
I know you're going to go get a HUGE bag of apples right now...don't forget the Nutella!