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 …

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 …

Assessing the 2012 New England Apple Crop (and Apple Muffins)

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IT’S DIFFICULT to draw a single conclusion about this year’s New England apple crop. While the region’s diverse geography and microclimates ensure some variability from year …

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 …