Cortland apple

New England Apples From Neighboring New York

ALTHOUGH THEY SOMETIMES COMPETE in the marketplace, New England and New York apple growers have a long tradition of cooperation…

McIntosh Babies (Cortland, Empire, And Macoun Apples)

THE INFLUENCE of McIntosh on the world’s apple supply extends well beyond the McIntosh itself. Its exceptional flavor, juiciness, and…

Apple Pies! Pies! Pies!

MORE THAN 60 pies from around New England graced the tables at the 3rd Annual Great New England Pie Contest…

Winning New England Apple Pie Recipes Feature Cortlands

THE BIG WINNER at Mount Wachusett AppleFest’s second annual apple pie contest October 15? The Cortland. It was the only…

A virtual orchard tour on New England Apple Day

TODAY, APPLES ARE BEING CELEBRATED around the region as part of the third annual New England Apple Day. The fresh crop…

New England apple valentine

WANT TO IMPRESS your sweetheart with a sensual Valentine’s Day treat that goes straight to the heart and is more…

Entering apple pie zone

REV UP YOUR KITCHENS, ladies and gentlemen We have now officially entered the year’s biggest apple pie-making zone: Thanksgiving week. These…

New England apple pie

WHAT IS the best pie apple? There are several schools of thought on this. Some people have their absolute favorites,…

New England apple sandwiches

ONE OF THE BEST THINGS about apples is their versatility. They can be served at any meal, in any course,…

Seeking the Westfield Seek-No-Further apple

WHEN WAS THE LAST confirmed sighting of a Westfield Seek-No-Further? Has anyone seen a good Shamrock lately? Westfield Seek-No-Further is an…

Something old (Cortland), something new (Honeycrisp) in apples

CORTLAND AND HONEYCRISP are two of the more popular apple varieties in New England, albeit for different reasons. The all-purpose…

McIntosh apple explosion

FEW THINGS are more quintessentially New England than a McIntosh apple. Its abundant, red-and-green fruit has been filling our orchards…