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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…

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 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;…

Baking with Apples for the Holidays

IT IS NO WONDER that apples feature prominently in holiday celebrations.  They represent the bounty of the year’s harvest. They brighten…

A Gallery of Growers (and Late-Season Apples)

AN APPLE GROWER is many things: A gardener first and foremost, of course, on a grand scale. An arborist; while most…

Peeling Back An Apple’s Name

APPLE NAMES are as diverse — and informative and curious — as the fruit they describe. Early marketers tried to distinguish…

Finding Your Favorite Apple

ONE OF THE GREAT VIRTUES of New England’s apple orchards is their diversity. Every orchard is different in landscape, growing style,…

Appreciating The Pick-Your-Own Peak

NEW ENGLAND APPLE ORCHARDS hit their sensory peak in September and October, making now the perfect time to pick your own…

What’s So Special About A New England Apple?

THERE ARE MANY REASONS to choose locally grown apples.  Almost any fruit or vegetable, from strawberries to tomatoes, tastes better the…