Buell’s Orchard

Apple Pie, Cameos, and Trademarks

WHAT APPLE makes the best apple pie? Food writer Ken Haedrich, in his 2002 book Apple Pie Perfect, says that almost…

Jonagold, and New England Apple Muffins

WITH OCTOBER comes a rush of late-season apples, from the New England heirlooms Baldwin and Northern Spy, to a trio…

The McIntosh will soon be ready at Sholan Farm in Leominster, Massachusetts. (Russell Steven Powell)
10 Things to Know About McIntosh, and Apple Banana Bread Recipe

The McIntosh apple was discovered by John McIntosh on his farm in Dundela, Ontario, Canada, in 1801. It was a…

New England Apples, Early October

THE 2014 NEW ENGLAND APPLE crop is decidedly uneven. Some orchards have plenty of fruit, some just miles away have…

Gearing Up for New England Ginger Gold Apples (and Green Tomatoes)

ONE OF THE BEST early season apples is a relatively new one, Ginger Gold. It was discovered in 1969 in…

It’s New England Apple Day!

A beautiful hillside at Sunnycrest Farm in Londonderry, New Hampshire TODAY MARKS the official celebration of the fresh apple harvest…