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    The Fall Find the Fun List

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    Each season we create a list of new experiences to try, with the simple goal of finding the fun.

    Masquerade Soirée
    Host an al fresco Halloween party where guests come in intricate eye masks.

    Attend a Lecture or Exhibition
    Explore your local areas for lectures and events. We're looking forward to visiting the Hillwood Estate.

    Start a Book Club
    We're reading Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty.

    Just Dance
    Get moving and take a dance class. We're signing up for a salsa class.

    An Apple a Day
    Bake an apple crumble. See below for recipe!


    Ingredients:

    12 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
    1 c packed dark brown sugar
    1 c all-purpose flour
    1 c old-fashioned rolled oats
    eight medium apples, peeled, cored and diced
    1 tbsp ground cinnamon
    1 c chopped pecans
    2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    1 tps kosher salt


    Directions:

    Crust: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease pie pan with butter. Roll out dough and prick with fork, then top with foil. Place pastry weights or dry beans on top of the foil, then bake for 8 minutes. Remove the foil and weights. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes longer, until pastry looks dry and barely colored. Remove from oven to cool.

    Crumble: Place flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon and salt in food processor and briefly blend. Add 6 diced tablespoons of butter and pecans and pulse until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Set aside.

    Filling: Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees. Melt remaining butter in a large skillet. Add apple slices and sauté over medium heat for about 5 minutes, then remove from heat. Mix remaining brown sugar and cinnamon with cloves, nutmeg, and a pinch of salt. Pour over apples and fold together. Fold in whiskey. Pour all contents into crust and top with crumbs.

    Bake: Place pie pan on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Lower heat to 350 degrees and bake for about 40 minutes longer, until topping browns and juices bubble. Allow pie to cool completely before cutting.