Simple Pleasures 1: Cheddar & Tart Apples


Funny thing on this blog, there are two types of posts that get lots and lots of attention: extremely complex pastries like Opera cake, and extremely simple preparations like vanilla pudding. Lately I’ve thought it might be fun to create a new category of one-off posts covering very simplest of sweet and after-dinner pleasures, so simple in fact that no preparation might be needed at all.

The apple conversation this week got me thinking about this, a classic old-timey combo, one of my late grandfather’s favorite autumn snacks: Cheddar cheese and Granny Smith apples. The sharper the cheese…