Food is more than nourishment isn't it? We get to taste what was once out of reach, what is different, exotic, in short supply. Those things which we are tempted by. New things, old favorites, strange combinations we risk trying.
Food is simple and complicated, too. Sort of like opening a door to see what's behind it. Food is shared, coveted, desired, repulsing.
What we do with our food choices says, What?
I like you, here, try this.
No, I don't eat fill in the blank.
I can't eat that I'm allergic.
Ewww that's gross.
Lick your fork and spoon if cooking is more than a chore sometimes. Just hang up your apron.
I admit to getting takeout or a frozen pizza when I'm short on time to prepare a good meal, or just tired and frazzled from the details of life. But, I often make the effort to cook Something From Scratch.
With this recipe the house smells like a
High Ranking Food Fairy
Magic Meals Glitter
all over me and soon the mouth starts salivating, no, DROOLING because
This Time I Have Surpassed
All Previous Efforts in Cake Making
without even trying to.
Wouldn't you expect a little interest from the housemate? Like, "What is that smell? What are you cooking? HOW SOON WILL IT BE READY TO EAT?!!!"
Yea, right. No. Not a smidge of reaction. No interest. Not a peek into the oven. Not even a door cracked open to see what fragrance had slayed the cook. Sinus issues? Hmmm ...
Ordinarily I'm lucky to get two pieces in a week out of what I baked. That's why I was dismayed with the latest reaction, or non-reaction.
Nevermind, I share this recipe with you and hopefully you should have a napkin or two at the ready to wipe your face and fingers. The fragrance of the apples, sugar, and butter will cause you to dab at your chin. Bib time?
Apple Cake which is Awesomely Easy To Make and Will Have You Drooling before it's out of the oven
Here is what you need: