Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Apple Recipes

Hello....today I thought I'd share a couple of apple recipes with you all..seeing as this is the time of year that apples are in abundance from harvesting.
.....so ....here goes.....
Apple Fritters
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2 cups self rising flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 eggs well beaten
1 cup milk
2 cups tart apples,chopped

Sift together dry ingredients. Gradually add beaten eggs and milk combined.
Refrigerate batter for about 2 hours.
Stir in the apples.
Drop by tablespoon into hot oil and fry until golden brown. Roll in powdered sugar or a sugar/cinnamon combination.

yum!
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Fried Apples
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6 tart apples,sliced
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 cup bacon drippings
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
dash of nutmeg

In a large skillet melt the bacon drippings.
Pour apples evenly over skillet bottom.Sprinkle lemon juice over.then the brown sugar, then the salt. Cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes, until apples are tender.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.
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Apple Lemonade
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2 1/2 quarts apple juice
2 cups fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar
a few lemon slices
fresh mint leaves

Combine juices and sugar stir until sugar dissolves-
Chill thoroughly and serve over ice.
Garnish with the lemon slices and fresh mint.

makes 12 glasses full.
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All recipes from a book titled:

Ramona Jones Recipes/The Grandpa Jones Family Dinner Theatre dated 1986

This cookbook has a very nostalgic look to it as every recipe has a handwritten look in the pages. So it is like looking at someones hand written recipe book. There are a few funny little songettes/poems included throughout the book as well.
Softback/spiral bound.
Grandpa Jones and Ramona Jones were well known on the Grande Ole Opry/HeeHaw Shows.
The dinner theatre was closed in the early 90's and the family moved back to Tennessee.(the dinner theatre was located in Arkansas) Grandpa Jones died in the late 1990's.

I found my copy at an estate sale.You might could locate a copy of this book on ebay.Lots of southern recipes...from "bygone" days.-----------------------------------

~The Garden Goose~

7 comments:

Mary Isabella said...

The apple lemonaide sounds yummy. I have never had that must try it. Mary at Daisy Bouquet

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JANET said...

These are great apple recipes! I have some Gala apples on the kitchen counter, but they are sweet. Which kind do you recommend for tart apples?

GardenGoose said...

I'd suggest a granny smith apple.

Chas said...

I love apples... any kind, any way! :)
Thanks for all the wonderful recipes! :)

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

I am looking for some good apple recipes~ I found them!
Thanks for the tips =D

Monique said...

OOOOOOOH, that sounds really yummy, I will have to try those recipes !!!