It’s Thanksgiving this weekend in Canada, one of my favourite times of year. The October air has a hazy, golden quality as the sun’s rays filter through leaves that are turning russet, amber and red. Autumn’s generous bounty ensures that our Thanksgiving table is filled with good food.
Much is made of pumpkin this time of year, and with good reason. The rich, creamy goodness of a pumpkin pie is one of the few foods that all the Offspring can agree on. There will definitely be a pumpkin pie on our dessert table this year, as every year.
But let’s not forget, it’s also apple season. Pumpkin is wonderful, but you can’t exactly stow one in your purse for an afternoon snack when you’re out and about. Apples are one of the most versatile of fruits: good eaten out of hand, stewed into sauce, baked into pies and more.
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