Recipes and Stories

14 September 2018: Old Friends, Mentors, and Sautéed Apples in Bourbon Caramel

September 14, 2018

Tags: Classic Southern Cooking, Apples, Caramel, Caramel Apples, Nathalie Dupree, Autumnal Cooking

Sautéed Apples in Bourbon Caramel Sauce
One blustery late autumn evening, Timothy and I had gone up to Charleston to sing in a choir for a special evensong and were staying, as we do whenever we can, with my lovely friend, mentor, and adopted big sister, Nathalie Dupree and her husband Jack Bass.

Our “pay” for singing was a dinner that, to Timothy’s disappointment, did not include dessert. When we got back to the house and had settled in at the kitchen table, Nathalie, who is a text book example of the maxim that Southerners are always talking about food, wanted to know all about where we’d eaten and what we’d had. (more…)