McIntosh apple

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 crust

Apple pie should be eaten “while it is yet florescent, white or creamy yellow, with the merest drip of candied…

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…

Of Jonathan apples and juniper

WITH THIS FALL’S EARLY HARVEST, mid-season apples like Empire and Jonathan are already available at farm stands and stores. There…

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…

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…

New England apple harvest is here

It’s apple picking time in New England, and the forecast for Labor Day Weekend looks fine.