Kansas got hit by a pretty large snowstorm on Tuesday, and we ended up with two snow days because of it. It was a dream come true. Wednesday I wanted to make the most of the forced time off and decided to bake my first apple pie from scratch. Scott had been wanting me to make one for a while, and his mom even gave me a pie crust that had been passed down to her (which added to the pressure). I had never made a pie crust before, so I wasn’t very confident that it would turn out, but I was pleasantly surprised! I forgot to take any photographs once it was done though; next time perhaps.
It wasn’t a special recipe, so I won’t post it here. But I used a butter/shortening combination for the crust, and just cinnamon and sugar for the filling with the apples. It was quite simple really. After I put the pie in the oven I noticed that my crust edges weren’t very pretty, so I have something to work on next time. 🙂
I am extremely accident prone, and pretty much every day, no matter what I am doing, I manage to get a bruise or scratch or lump or something. I was cleaning up and organizing my house today, and was reaching behind the metal shelves in the closet, but my arm got caught on the end of one of the poles, resulting in this scratch, along with 5 other ones below it. And yet, this is just a typical thing.