FIFTEEN STEPS TO A SUPER SWEET SATURDAY…

Posted on October 24, 2009

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step one:

pick a ton of apples.  for today, we chose goldrush and winesap apples.  remember to be picky and find the ones that are the most difficult to get.  this will ensure that they taste better…

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step two:

wash about a dozen apples and lay them to dry on a CLEAN towel…

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step three:

locate the caramels you bought last week.  realize they are “vanilla caramels” and not just caramels and freak out for a second.  get over it…

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step four:

recruit extra talented assistant to open entire package of individually wrapped caramels…

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step five:

realize that those stupid caramels are ridiculously hard for assistant to open.  half open all of them, as assistant has demanded he be permitted to put them in the bowl…

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step six:

while assistant completes the opening of the eight billion caramels, locate one stick for each apple…

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step seven:

have assistant insert sticks in apples…

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step eight:

finish inserting sticks into apples, as assistant may be a genius, but he is still a bit of a weakling.  be annoyed with sporadic lopsided sticks.  get over it…

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step nine:

take a break b/c GAH!!  slob, much…

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and hey?!  where did your assistant go?

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step ten:

set up your gourmet decoration station – cut up pieces of toostie rolls, sour skittles, orange & brown “chocolate”, white chocolate chips, mini m&ms…

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step eleven:

cover your apples in caramel.  forget to take a photo…

step twelve:

demand assistant return from his break.  jointly decorate apples…

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step thirteen:

realize there is not enough caramel to cover the LAST apple…

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cut up apple and sample it instead…

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make bunches of nomnom noises b/c holy crap, that’s friggin’ delicious…

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step fourteen:

survey the assembly line…

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step fifteen:

marvel at tasty perfection…

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