The minute there's a chill in the air at night, I want everything smell and taste like one of the following: pumpkin, apple, cinnamon or caramel.
I haven't made it to the orchard for the good apples yet, but I had some Gala apples from Kroger and a sweet tooth, so the time was nigh to fry them up.
If I have a fairly hearty fruit on my hands and want something sweeter than fresh fruit can offer, I add a little sugar and butter and fry those sons'a'bitches.
Basically, a tablespoon of butter, a tablespoon of sugar, and cinnamon to taste (at least 1/4 tsp, and Saigon Cinnamon is ideal for this) per diced apple should yield a tasty result. Cook them over medium for at least 5 minutes, or until they're as soft as you like them.