Cranberry Apple Crostata

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I buy too many apples.  Every time I go to the store, I think we need apples.  Every time I ask The Boy to add to the grocery list (we share the list on our phones), he adds apples.  Then when I get home and go to put them away, I find a bunch of apples from the last time I bought apples.  Why doesn’t anyone eat the darn apples in this house?!  So, I made a Cranberry Apple Crostata.  Why a crostata instead of a pie?  Sometimes there’s just too much of the gooshy “stuff” in a standard pie for me.  In general, I’m really more into the “bits” parts of pies.  You know, the pecans in  Pecan Pies and the apples in apple pie.   A crostata (or a Galette for the Francophiles amongst you) is essentially a pie with just the stuff.  A rustic, open faced pie with an emphasis on the heart of the pie.  That’s my jam!  Rustic and all about the bits!  (Read more…)

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