Month: October 2014

Eat

Pumpkin muffins – Sütőtökös muffinok

In many countries throughout the world, November 1st is observed as All Saint’s Day.  I grew up with this tradition in what was then Czechoslovakia.  After I moved to America, I learned that here and in some other parts of the world, it is October 31st, Halloween that is celebrated with its interesting activities like kids trick-or-treating or adults attending costume parties.  And there is pumpkin carving, and contests in pumpkin carving, and decorating with pumpkins around houses.

Travel

Unexpectedly in New York – Váratlanul New York-ban

Don’t you like it when something good comes from something bad? When I learned that to renew my almost expired Slovak passport I needed to submit my application in person in New York, I couldn’t believe this was happening to me.  My first reaction was “Oh, no, I don’t need a trip now, my life is already too busy with work, and the timing is simply not good!” 

Eat

Baked apples with rolled oat crust – Zabpehely kéreg alatt sült alma

After a long absence from my blog, I hope my presence will become more regular after I settle into the routine of the new school year.  Developing the routine is taking a little bit longer than usual – more about this in a future post.  Today I present this easy and wonderful way of preparing apples under a crispy sweet crust of rolled oats.  I adapted the recipe from The Whole Foods Market Cookbook.  You can use almost any type of fruit, or you can mix different fruits together.