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 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 …

Peg’s Amazing New England Apple Squares

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I HAVE COOKED with apples for many years and written about them almost as long. Still, it felt a little audacious for me to bring apple …

A Midwinter’s Apple Read

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WE ARE ALWAYS INTERESTED in books about apples, and four titles published between 1993 and 2012 have recently come our way: A Basket of Apples …

The Unsung Jonagold Apple

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JONAGOLD is a bit of a mystery, more popular around the globe than here in the United States, where it was developed. Jonagold is an …