Apple Raspberry Crisp (Russell Steven Powell)

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 …

Empire apples on the tree at Ragged Hill Orchard, West Brookfield, Massachusetts. (Russell Steven Powell photo)

Mid-season pleasures: Empire and Spencer

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IT TAKES YEARS, sometimes decades, between the time an apple variety is discovered and it becomes available to the public. Two mid-season varieties, Empire and …

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 …