Excellent for Fall
Prep Time: 20-30 minutes
2 apples; sliced or chopped
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom (or the seeds from 2-3 cardamom pods)
Pinch of ground ginger
Pinch of salt
3-4 dates; chopped
water; enough to cover the apples
Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes, or until apples are tender and spices are aromatic.
Variation: Pears make a delicious substitution for the apples in this recipe.