Wholesome Wednesday: Apple Compote Pork Chops

A Wholesome Wednesday Pork Chops Recipe When Fall finally arrives in Chicagoland my cooking tends to shift from light easy meals to casseroles, stews and roasts. I love prepping a casserole and then throwing it in the oven to come together. That break in cooking while the whole house gets a glorious smell is just […]

Bake With Alternative Liquids: Apple Cider Recipe

As you know here at Rosie Discovers we kind of march to the tune of a different drummer. I like to experiment with just about everything in the kitchen. You never know what I’m going to try next. At the moment that includes using different liquids to flavor dishes versus using more spices. I’ve been […]

Apple Raspberry Kuchen: You Didn’t Know You Needed It

Sometimes the best ideas come from a change in plans. Yesterday I was all set to make this amazing german plum coffee cake also known as a kuchen, that I’ve been making for a couple of years now in the fall. However, Italian Empress plums are pretty delicate and when they’re ripe, they get really […]

Caramel Apple Doughnuts: Serve Up Fall

Doughnuts are something we go out of our way to find.  We don’t always make them, because we quickly make them disappear.  However, with freshly picked organic apples, we had to do something fancy.  The doughnut is our favorite food.   The original dough recipe isn’t my creation.  However the filling and glaze are my recipe.  […]

Pick Your Own Apple

Organic apples.  One of those foods that you just can’t replicate.  Sure, there are pretty apples to be had, but those are not the apples I crave.  Organic apple orchards are so difficult to locate.  Orchards are a business and they want you buy their apples.  Yet, they don’t taste nearly as good as suffering […]