Sour Cream Waffles

Today I made Sour Cream Waffles!

This recipe is from the book, “Famous Personalities of Flight Cookbook” by Mary Henderson, published in 1981.

2C sifted flour, 1t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 1T sugar, 2 eggs, separated, 2C sour cream

I used fat-free sour cream.

Sift dry ingredients. Mix well. Beat yolks until light. Mix with sour cream. Beat whites until almost stiff. Beat in sugar. Add dry ingredients. Beat until smooth. Gently fold in whites. Turn into waffle iron.

Dried Apple Chips

Today I made Dried Apple (or Pear) Chips!

This recipe is from the book, “Field Guide to Candy” by Anita Chu, published in 2009.

2C sugar, 2 firm apples or 2 underripe pears, 2C water

Preheat oven to 225F. Line a few baking sheets with parchment paper. Mix sugar and water.

Dried Apple Chips

Dried Apple Chips

Boil, making sure all sugar has dissolved.

Dried Apple Chips

Remove from heat. Using a sharp chef’s knife or V-slicer, slice fruit into approximately 1/16″ slices. Soak slices in the sugar syrup 10 minutes, until translucent.

Dried Apple Chips

Dried Apple Chips

Place on baking sheets with tongs, making sure slices are flat. Dry in oven 50-60 minutes, rotating halfway through. Chips will be dry and crisp when done. Cool on racks.

Dried Apple Chips