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, …

Who Makes the Best Apple Cider Donut?

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THE QUESTION of who makes the best cider donut inspires considerable debate and some controversy. These humble, cake-like orbs are nearly as high in demand as …

Classic cookers: Northern Spy, Baldwin, Rhode Island Greening apples

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A CENTURY AGO they were the three most popular varieties in the Northeast. Today, Baldwin, Rhode Island Greening, and Northern Spy apples are hard-to-find heirlooms. …