Recipe: An Apple A Day….
...is perfect throughout the entire month of September! Apples
are in season; why not use them in your speech and language lessons? There are
so many different types of apples...Granny Smith, Fuji, Red and Golden Delicious,
McIntosh, Rome Beauty and the list goes on. They vary in color, shape and
texture. Some are sweet, others sour. This time of year they are a perfect
Here are two appetizing applicious recipes that can easily
be completed in the classroom!
1/4 cup butter
4 large tart apples -- peeled, cored and sliced
1/4 inch thick
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Melt butter in a large saucepan on a stove or
- Add apples. Cook, stirring constantly for about
6 or 7 minutes, until apples are almost tender.
- Dissolve cornstarch in the water and add to the
- Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Boil for 2
minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and serve warm.
Add whipped cream for
an added fun topping or place apples over a dopple of vanilla ice cream. Yum!
be easily cut in half)
5 1/2 pounds apples -- peeled, cored and finely
4 cups white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
This recipe should be
done over two consecutive school days. On the first day:
- Place the apples in a slow cooker. In a medium
bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Pour the mixture over the
apples in the slow cooker and mix well.
- Cover and cook on high 1 hour.
- Reduce heat to low and cook about 10-11 hours,
stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thickened and dark brown.
On the second day:
- Uncover the mixture and stir with a whisk, if
desired, to increase smoothness.
- Scoop out desired amount and allow it to cool.
- Serve with graham crackers, toast or any type of
cracker/wafer you have available!