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. …

New England apple pie crust

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Apple pie should be eaten “while it is yet florescent, white or creamy yellow, with the merest drip of candied juice along the edges (as …

New England apple pie

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WHAT IS the best pie apple? There are several schools of thought on this. Some people have their absolute favorites, and will go the extra …

McIntosh apple explosion

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FEW THINGS are more quintessentially New England than a McIntosh apple. Its abundant, red-and-green fruit has been filling our orchards and beguiling our senses with …

New England apple crisp

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A FRESH APPLE PIE is a thing of beauty, delicious, substantial and versatile — elegant enough for a dinner party, familiar enough for breakfast the next morning. When …