Happy Birthday, to my husband, John! Last night we went to a friend's house for dinner. They recently bought a house in Palo Alto so a birthday dinner was a good excuse to see the new house. I asked John what kind of cake he wanted me to make and instead of cake he wanted a apple pie! So, I took it as a challenge since I have never made a apple pie. I now how to make a pretty good crust so I just needed to figure out the filling part! I decided to use a recipe for pie crust that I have always used, because I knew it was good, and I went to an original, The Joy of Cooking for the apple pie recipe. I got a great response from everyone who ate it, and I also thought it was really yummy!