Duchess of Oldenburg apple

A Corail is a Pinova, an Apple Crostata is Like a Galette

APPLE VARIETIES have a long tradition of having multiple names. Before it became Baldwin, the apple was known as Woodpecker,…

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…

Early Heirloom Apples: Red Astrachan, Melba, and Yellow Transparent

THE APPLE’S unparalleled versatility as a food is well documented. Apples are good eaten fresh or cooked, can be served…

New England Apple Crisp

A FRESH APPLE PIE is a thing of beauty, delicious, substantial and versatile — elegant enough for a dinner party, familiar enough for…

Meet the Duchess of Oldenburg Apple

DUCHESS OF OLDENBURG was one of four pioneers among Russian apples in America, along with Alexander, Tetofsky, and Red Astrachan….

Meet the Duchess of Oldenburg apple

DUCHESS OF OLDENBURG was one of four pioneers among Russian apples in America, along with Alexander, Tetofsky and Red Astrachan. All…