Ain’t Too Proud To Beg!

by jerseygirl on September 28, 2009 · 30 comments

Readers, I need your help! I am in the Ile de France prettiest cheese platter contest and I am falling behind. If you could just click on this LINK, click on the stars and rank my platter I’d be forever grateful to you. You don’t have to sign up or log in to vote. There is one vote per computer only. If I don’t get enough votes, I might resort to using my video cam and singing a little cheese chant. You probably don’t want to watch that. Thank you for your support!

My family and I went apple picking last week and here is a picture of the kiddos in the orchards. Now, what apple desserts should I  make. Any suggestions?

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Erica September 28, 2009 at 10:35 pm

Ow- pretty platter!!! Your kids are adorable. So jealous of the apple picking- there really is nothing like fresh apples


Jen September 28, 2009 at 10:40 pm

Lisa, I clicked 5 stars. Looks beautiful! Best wishes!


Sharon September 28, 2009 at 11:10 pm

That's definitely a pretty platter!


John and Lisa Howard-Fusco September 29, 2009 at 12:25 am

I've already voted, but I'm hoping for the cheese chant video. 😉 – John


Lynda September 29, 2009 at 12:52 am

Gorgeous platter!
Anything apple is delicious; pie, cake, muffins, pancakes, etc. Have fun cooking!


Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] September 29, 2009 at 7:07 am

Gave you 5 stars 🙂


The Japanese Redneck September 29, 2009 at 9:20 am

Very pretty. I signed up and voted for you!



Cara September 29, 2009 at 9:35 am

Thanks for the comment; your kids are adorable! Let me know if you hear anything about when/where next year's BlogHer Food is!!


Heather D. September 29, 2009 at 9:55 am

Thanks for the comment Lisa and fellow New Jersian! I'm now following your blog 🙂

Where town are you in?


Pam September 29, 2009 at 11:53 am

I just clicked 5 stars for you…good luck!

It looks like the kids were happy to be apple picking.


Elra September 29, 2009 at 12:04 pm

Lisa, I just did, but the stars don't seem to add. Good luck! I'll try again.


Mary September 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Lisa, let everyone know they can vote once a day.


CookiePie September 29, 2009 at 1:00 pm

It's not hard to give that gorgeous platter 5 stars! So that's what I did 🙂 Good luck!!


Jenns Three Graces September 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm

JRZ girls know how to make gorgeous presentations and this is just lovely!!!

Former Franklin Lakes GRL
🙂 who visits the JRZ Shore and Family and does NOT PUMP her own gas… Jennifer


Aggie September 29, 2009 at 6:17 pm

Paula Deen's Grandgirl's Fresh Apple Cake is a big favorite of mine!!


Adam September 29, 2009 at 8:50 pm

Aw you went with the cute kid pic… what a low blow to get me to vote 🙂

Just kidding, I'll help you out. You're a 5er if I ever knew one 🙂


Fresh Local and Best September 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm

What a pretty platter. I put in my vote.


Cynthia September 29, 2009 at 11:46 pm

Try Chuck's Apple Tart Bread –


teresa September 30, 2009 at 12:06 am

oh fun, we did the same thing over the weekend. so far we have made an apple crisp and apple sauce, and now i am stuck too, lol!


Heather D. September 30, 2009 at 11:38 am

Oh my gosh, we really are close! Your blog is good enough to eat 🙂


LDH September 30, 2009 at 6:10 pm

Hello! I just had to stop by when I saw your blog title as I too am a Jersey Girl. Looks like a terrific place and I will be sure to come by again to read more of your posts and get to know you and your family a little better.

Kindly, ldh


Maria September 30, 2009 at 10:57 pm

Love the platter! I love apple everything!


Gypsy Girl Gourmet October 1, 2009 at 1:36 am

Very nice platter. I voted a 5! Good Luck! I love Apple Crostadas! Yum!


Jamie October 1, 2009 at 5:52 pm


I voted for you…good luck.

Have you seen the apple cake on Pioneer Woman's website? I've been wanting to make it but haven't had time yet. Here's the link:


The Blonde Duck October 2, 2009 at 1:28 pm

How pretty!


jelly October 2, 2009 at 9:49 pm

i clicked 5 stars…very pretty.
and tasty looking.

good luck.


Velva October 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm

Awesome! It is apple season! Looking forward to seeing what you bake.

Good luck on the cheese platter contest!


HoneyB October 6, 2009 at 6:28 am

love ya Lisa and sometimes we need REMINDERS. You ain't beggin' 😉


Juliana October 6, 2009 at 4:12 pm

Nice cheese platter…and the pictures of the kids are so cute 🙂 As for the apples I've seen lately many recipes of apple bread…


Bunny October 7, 2009 at 8:32 pm

Oh Lisa very pretty platter! Apple Dumplings!!


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