Winning Apple Pies

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CONGRATULATIONS to the wife-and-husband team of Lori and Michael Meiners and their four-year-old son, Jack, winners in this year’s Great New England Apple Pie Contest. …

Mutsu apple at Mack's Apples, Londonderry, New Hampshire (Russell Steven Powell)

Pies, Brownies, and Late-Season Apple Gold

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WITH FROST expected over most of the region over the next few days, the fresh apple harvest is likely headed for an abrupt end. Fortunately, …

Baldwin apples, Pine Hill Orchards, Colrain, Massachusetts (Russell Steven Powell)

Classic Heirlooms: Baldwin and Northern Spy

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THEY NO LONGER dominate the New England apple industry, but Baldwin and Northern Spy are two delicious heirlooms that remain in demand. These two large, …

Empire apples, Dowse Orchards, Sherborn, Massachusetts (Russell Steven Powell)

Empire and Jonagold: Great Apples By Any Name

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EMPIRE AND JONAGOLD apples have a lot in common. They are mid- to late-season apples with outstanding flavor and texture. They will be at farm …

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Apple Raspberry Crisp

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FOR A SPECTACULAR variation on apple crisp, add raspberries. The resulting mix of flavors is complex and superb, as both fruits combine sweet and tart …