Friday, April 25, 2008

Applesauce, So Easy, It's Like Cheating

The other day I made applesauce to serve with "Savta Brei," our family Passover specialty. I used to make fresh, raw applesauce in the blender, before making the "potato mush" for the Savta Brei, but then my friend taught me her trick. It's so simply delicious!

  • peel and cut up some apples
  • put them in a pot with
  • some water, not a lot
  • sugar (brown's best)
  • and cinnamon
  • cook until soft
  • let cool a bit
  • then mash with a "potato masher"

That's it!

My 6 month old grandson ate some, and he's not used to food at all; my daughter has to go back to work next week, and we hope that he won't starve himself at the babysitter's like his sisters used to do.

After they left, I had some with cottage cheese, and then in the morning I finished it off with yogurt. And that means that I'll have to prepare more today, since they're coming over again.

5 comments:

Pesky Settler said...

Yep, that basically how I make my applesauce...

But I add some vanilla sugar on Pesach and home made pure vanilla extract during the rest o the year.

I also don't mash it per se... I stir until it until it mostly breaks down, leaving me with some chunkiness.

The baby loved it this year.

muse said...

Sounds good. I don't mash it to death, just enough so nobody says:
"That ain't appplesauce!"

The Book Reviewer said...

Tahnk Batya for Your Submiission at the ''Gramma Best Recipes'' Blog Carnival...
http://blogcarnival.com/bc/cprof_4062.html
Roger

Chef Tom said...

my grandmother used to make amazing apple sauce from scratch!

muse said...

Roger, thanks,
chef Tom, I'm sure your grandmother's applesauce was really yummy.