The Apple cultivar so far…

I’ve taken plenty of photos of apples in many forms from hard ciders to salads. They’re in the media gallery just waiting to be shared. Rather than put all the photos into one post, maybe it’s best to divide it up. For this post, I want to focus on some of the cultivars I’ve tried so far.

I mentioned that whenever apple season rolls around, I like to try all kinds of cultivar. It’s one of my many “quirky” traditions to celebrate the changing of seasons. It’s like how in January people give up alcohol for a month after a bacchanal holiday season. Or how some people’s go to Starbucks to buy a pumpkin spice latte to welcome autumn. My pumpkin spice latte is just eating different apples. I do enjoy the very occasional PSL at Dunkin’ however. Los Angeles not really have seasons so I make mines up. Do you have any “quirky” traditions?

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Frosé Lemonade

On Sunday, I did a fun twist on pink lemonade using sparkling lemonade from Trader Joe’s and a large cube of frozen rosé.

I bought this silicon ice cube and sphere tray set from Amazon and I am obsessed! I can’t wait experiment more with these in drinks and desserts. I warn you these cubes are HUGE! One cube of the rosé equates almost half a glass in volume. You may find yourself drinking more than your fair share of buzzy pink lemonade 😜.

Rosé lemonade

Recommended occasions: BBQ parties and lazy, hot Sundays