TIP OF THE DAY: What’s A Cobbler & National Cherry Cobbler Day

[1] Why is it called a cobbler? The top looks like cobblestones! This cobbler is made in a Le Creuset gratin dish (available at Williams-Sonoma) [2] You can bake individual cobblers (photo courtesy USA Cherries). [3] The recipe for this cherry cobbler is below (photo and recipe courtesy Taste Of Home). [4] In cherry season,…
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RECIPE: Apple Crisp With Ambrosia Apples

Contributing Editor Rowann Gilman returned from picking Ambrosia apples in Washington’s Wenatchee Valley, glowing over the food and restaurants there. If you didn’t catch her report on the apples, here it is. She brought back an apple crisp recipe that she can’t wait to have again. Since fall is prime apple crisp season, it arrives…
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FOOD 101: Crisp, Crumble, Cobbler ~ The Difference

[1] Cherry cobbler—the biscuit dough dropped on top of the fruit resembles cobblestones (photo courtesy Choose Cherries). [2] Peach cobbler (photo courtesy Zulka Sugar).   Do you know the difference between a cobbler, a crisp and a crumble? Have you ever had a betty, bird’s nest pudding (a.k.a. crow’s nest pudding), buckle, grunt, pandowdy or…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Cobbler, Crisp & Crumble ~ What’s The Difference?

There’s a group of cooked fruit desserts with crumb or pastry toppings that are similar enough to be confusing. Since today is National Cherry Cobbler Day, we’ll review the differences. BETTY or BROWN BETTY A betty is a crisp (see below) topped with buttered bread crumbs or bread pieces instead of streusel or another topping.…
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