Tuesday, September 15, 2009
his famous apple crisp
We started a tradition a few weeks ago. It's working well.
Tuesdays, my girl makes dinner. My boy makes dessert.
Dinner tonight is cornbread and acorn squash with butter and maple syrup.
Dessert is my son's "famous apple crisp." (Self named.)
I let them take control over as many aspects as they are able. I encourage them to tweak recipes to make them their own. They both delight in "secret ingredients." (Usually vanilla extract or a blend of spices.)
The apple crisp was pulled out of the oven a bit before it could really get golden, only because the chef called it done. The apples are perfectly tender, and the smell is fantastic. He has only allowed one tiny nibble to test...patience is our virtue in the waiting.