a perfect and simple autumn pleasure

I'm still working on the "presentation" part...
but I've got the "basics" mastered!
I enjoy serving our "dumplings" in these thrifted blue and white bowls.
Years ago when I asked my grandmother her recipe for DELICIOUS apple dumplings,
her eyes twinkled and she shared her "secret"--the  Better Homes and Garden Cookbook.
Page 171 in my old copy*...
They're economical,
delicious,
and a simple autumn meal.  
We enjoy ours with with milk.
A few slices of cheddar cheese and a cup of decaf coffe
and we're good to go!
*I substitute brown sugar for white sugar, leave the peel on the sliced apples,
and recently have been rolling out the dough
and constructing our dumplings like a cinnamon roll.
This particular batch was made with whole wheat flour.
(I had it measured out before I remembered
I'd filled the flour canister with whole wheat flour.)
Be kind.
 Remember - this is a 40 year old page!!!
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9 comments:

  1. I searched your recipe link for the dumplings but couldn't find it. Am I overlooking it?
    This looks yummy, Rebecca.
    Love,
    Jackie

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  2. Jackie, It is in my old Better Home and Garden Cookbook! The one I received as a wedding gift 40 years ago.

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  3. Thank you!! I can click on the pages and see the recipe now. I couldn't see it before. Thank you, thank you!!!!
    Hugs,
    Jackie

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  4. They look fabulous, Rebecca. Problem with me is that's I'd want to eat ALL of them. Take care. Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

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  5. Susan, Thankfully, with me it is a seasonal urge with me. And after a couple rounds of them, it's out of my system. I hardly think about them until the first hint of autumn 12 months later.

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  6. Rebecca....I received your response on my blog, and I e-mailed you my e-mail addresses.
    Smiles,
    Jackie

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  7. Any apple dumpling is a treat in the fall! Looks good enough to me! Have you ever made the ones with Mountain Dew?

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  8. WOW! I LOVE this post Rebecca and will definitely try this! Beeeautiful and I love that you shared your cookbook with us too! Mmmmm PERFECT!

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  9. Hey you have white punkins!!!

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