Honeycrisp apple

My Favorite Apple

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

How to Eat a Fresh Apple

TWICE A DAY at least I reach into a paper bag in my refrigerator and pull out an apple. It…

What is the Best Pie Apple?

AFTER TWO MONTHS of intensive research, we are forced to admit failure — once again — in our perennial quest…

New England Apples from Down Under

THE LIST OF APPLES grown in New England that originated in Australia and New Zealand is short, with just two…

A Quality 2014 Apple Forecast for New England (Plus Zestar! and Sweet Sixteen)

NEW ENGLAND expects a high-quality apple crop this fall with outstanding color as a result of the summer’s cool days…

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…

Apple Pies! Pies! Pies!

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

Can’t Get Enough of Those Honeycrisp Apples

IF THERE IS such a thing as a rising superstar in the apple world, it is Honeycrisp. This variety has been…

New England Apple Coffee Cake and Galas

THE 2012 NEW ENGLAND APPLE CROP was celebrated around the region yesterday, as state officials in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New…

Valentine’s Day Apple Cheesecake

THERE IS STILL TIME to make a big splash on Valentine’s Day Tuesday. If you are looking for a gift…

Pears with Apples (Like Shamrock, Honeycrisp, and Hudson’s Golden Gem)

PEARS PLAY a supporting role to apples in New England. You never hear of a pear orchard with a few apple…

New England Apple Pie

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