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Kiki’s Kitchen: Baked Apples w/ Cinnamon

23 Sep

In honor of the first day of Autumn, I’m whipping up some apple-cinnamon goodness. Straight from Kiki’s Kitchen, I bring you Baked Apples w/ Cinnamon. I found this grand recipe on PBS.com, who knew you could find delicious recipes on PBS. This quick and simple recipe is perfect for those fall days and the aroma from the apples baking is so divine. I mean what man wouldn’t want to come home to the sweet smell of apples permeating the air. I’m positive Snookums would love this sweet little dish. Too bad I haven’t met him yet. Whatever he’s doing he’s missing out on some good cookin’.

Happy First Day of Fall Darlings!!!

STEP ONE: Start with whatever apples your little heart fancies. I used Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, Breaburn, and Gala. I like to mix it up! Holla!

STEP TWO: Chop up the apples into small squares.  Don’t make them too small or they will cook too fast and become mushy. The goal is baked apples not applesauce. 

STEP THREE: Place your chopped apples in a bowl and add your cinnamon, brown sugar, and fresh squeezed lemon juice.  Follow the recipe for correct measurements. 

STEP SIX: Place apples on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 375 degrees for 30min.

Serve with pork chops, chicken, or eat them straight up!!!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs apples (either Cortland or Gala for best results), cored and chopped
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Toss the chopped apples with the cinnamon, lemon juice and brown sugar and place in a baking or casserole dish.
  2. Cook apples, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes until soft and juicy. Serve for dessert with ice cream or with roast meat for dinner.

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“NOT” by Jenny Lai Spring/Summer 2013

7 Sep
This entire collection is crazy amazing! I want to go swimming in the pool of vibrant colors. The “print trend” is runaway train with full steam ahead traction. By the looks of what’s showing this week at New York Fashion week, I see no plans for derailment. There’s something about bright, bold, prints that just perks you up!  Designer Jenny Lai‘s collection is brilliantly done, evoking psychedelic colors from the 60’s with modern silhouettes. The styling of the collection is perfection! Each ensemble was paired with round shape colorful sunglasses and creeper-inspired shoes. Hats off to her for creating a collection that’s on trend while maintaining her individual style as a Designer. Feast your eyes on these gorgeous photos below!
pictures courtesy of Fashionising.com

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The Printed Pants Collection from H&M

6 Sep

Printed pants are a HUGE trend for Fall! We saw this same trend explode this past Summer, thankfully its carrying over to fall. For those of you who already own a pair… kudos! If you don’t own a pair, why not take the risk? Prints are a fantastic way to step up your fashion game without over accessorizing. All you need for this fierce look is a white tee and a leather jacket, the prints will do the rest! BAM!

Tip of the day:  In honor of Fashion’s Night Out H&M is offering 30% off one item today ONLY! Get it!

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