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Macoun apples earlier this month at Easy Pickin's Orchard, Enfield, Connecticut, are now available at most New England orchards. (Russell Steven Powell)
Macoun Lovers, Rejoice!

MACOUN LOVERS, rejoice! Your apple has come in. This exquisitely flavored apple, the favorite fresh eating of many, is now…

Apple Stir-Fry

FEW DISHES are as satisfying and easy to prepare as a stir-fry. Just coat the bottom of a skillet with…

You say ‘gal-la, I say ‘gay-la’

NO MATTER how you pronounce it, Gala is among the very best sweet apples. It has more character and nuance…

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 Neighboring New York

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

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…

McIntosh And Apple Crisp

APPLES COME and apples go, but McIntosh is that rare variety whose popularity never fades. It took nearly 70 years…

Marvelous Macoun apples

FEW APPLES ARE AS EAGERLY ANTICIPATED every fall as Macoun, and apple lovers will be happy to know that they…

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…