Rare, Strange, And Delicious: English Apples In New England

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IT HAS NOT PRODUCED a new apple for a century. Its apples are typically small — in one instance, no bigger than a golf ball. Some are …

McIntosh Plus: New England Apples From Canada

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IF McINTOSH were its sole contribution, Canada would occupy a special place among producers of New England apples. McIntosh has thrived in New England’s soil …

A Quality 2014 Apple Forecast For New England (Plus Zestar! and Sweet Sixteen)

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    NEW ENGLAND expects a high-quality apple crop this fall with outstanding color as a result of the summer’s cool days and nights. The …

Early Apple Season Entries Jersey Mac and Williams’ Pride

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  WHEN IT COMES TO APPLES, New England truly is a melting pot. In addition to the dozens of varieties discovered in the region, apples …

Winning Apple Pies Feature Golden Delicious, And A Mix

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JUDGING BEGAN earlier this year, late morning rather than early afternoon, and that meant a change in routine. Like a finely-tuned runner on marathon day, …

McIntosh Babies (Cortland, Empire, And Macoun Apples)

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THE INFLUENCE of McIntosh on the world’s apple supply extends well beyond the McIntosh itself. Its exceptional flavor, juiciness, and aroma have made McIntosh a …

McIntosh And Apple Crisp

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APPLES COME and apples go, but McIntosh is that rare variety whose popularity never fades. It took nearly 70 years after its discovery on a …

Pristine, Mollie’s Delicious, And Chunky Apple Bars

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MOLLIE’S DELICIOUS and Pristine, two of the best early season apples, are relatively new varieties, both developed at Rutgers University in New Jersey (Rutgers has …

Early Heirloom Apples: Red Astrachan, Melba, and Yellow Transparent

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THE APPLE’S unparalleled versatility as a food is well documented. Apples are good eaten fresh or cooked, can be served at any course of any …