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Braeburns in Apple Cranberry Crisp

ADRIENNE ANIFANT AFTER LONG HOURS OF PREPARING Thanksgiving pies and dealing with fickle crusts, this apple crisp recipe will be a…

Tasty, Tangy Apple Cornbread Stuffing

ADRIENNE ANIFANT WHEN I WAS A CHILD, I would wait all year for Thanksgiving so I could indulge in my…

Versatile Cortland and Lemon-Apple Cake with Meringue

CORTLAND IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY versatile apple: It is great for fresh eating, with plenty of juice and some of the…

Cider History in the Making

NEW ENGLAND IS ONCE AGAIN making history with cider. For nearly two centuries cider, fresh and hard, was America’s favorite…

The Stars of the Season Shine in Apple Cider Braised Beef

ADRIENNE ANIFANT MY FAMILY AND I wait all year for the fall season. I love how the brisk wind and crisp…

Apple Windfall

BY MID-OCTOBER every year our house is brimming with apples and flowing with cider. The apples run the gamut from early…

It’s Cider Donut Season

CIDER DONUTS have become nearly as synonymous with a New England fall as apples and foliage. Every orchard’s cider donuts are…

It’s Peak Time in the Orchard

MOST NEW ENGLAND APPLE GROWERS feature a range of varieties, including classics like Cortland and McIntosh that ripen in early to mid-September, and popular…

Apple Picking: ‘It’s Like a Song in My Mouth’

By ADRIENNE ANIFANT WHEN I WAS A CHILD, my grandfather used to take my mother and me berry picking at…

Entering the Fruitful Forest

AN APPLE ORCHARD has many attractions: A FRUITFUL FOREST filled with bright, colorful apples; home to bluebirds; lightly fragrant; beautifully maintained;…

Support Your Local Orchard!

HIGHLY VARIABLE is about the best way to describe the 2023 New England apple crop. Most people by know now that…

There is Art in Every Orchard

THERE IS SO MUCH MORE to a New England orchard than fresh, nutritious fruit. Apples are living history, after all, direct…