Black Oxford apple

Suncrisp apples, Tougas Family Farm, Northborough, Massachusetts (Russell Steven Powell photo)
Good now, better later: Idared and Suncrisp

SOME APPLES, like fine wines, improve with age. Two relatively new varieties, Suncrisp and Idared — are examples. Their flavor…

Mother apples (Russell Steven Powell photo)
Why the iconic apple?

CHANCES ARE you would not be reading this if I were writing about spinach or carrots. Healthy and delicious as…

My favorite apple

NEXT TO “What is the best pie apple?” the question I am asked the most — and which I frequently…

New England Apples on New England Apple Day

IT SEEMS ONLY FITTING to celebrate native New England apples on New England Apple Day Wednesday, September 3. The New England…