Apple Fennel Salad

You may be sick of seeing salads on The Ruby Spoon as I recently posted 6 salads for ‘Salad Week’, but this was too good not to share. Also, it is hot and sunny outside, and after surviving Midwestern Winter, salads seem like the perfect “I Made It” food and a good transition into summer […]

Apple Crisp

After making 4 or 5 apple crisps this season, I have tweaked and blended different recipes, cooking times, and ingredients to come up with a gluten-free apple crisp that suits my 3 must-haves for an apple crisp. 1. Buttery and crunchy topping that includes nuts and oatmeal, not just flour and butter. 2. Prevalent flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg 3. Apples that aren’t too tart, too sweet […]

Apple + Ginger Crisp

Happy Valentine’s Day! (A little early.) My mother-in-law gave me these beautiful La Creuset heart-shaped ramekins, and they are perfect for sharing a dessert with your sweetheart. I love an apple crisp, but this one has a little bit of crystallized ginger which adds a lovely warm spice to the dessert. Top with a swirl […]