New England Apple Association

Apple Pies! Pies! Pies!

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

The Unsung Jonagold Apple

JONAGOLD is a bit of a mystery, more popular around the globe than here in the United States, where it…

Scenes From a New England Orchard (and Apple Hermits)

THE DAY BEGAN damp and dreary, but Bolton Orchards in Bolton, Massachusetts, was beautiful nonetheless on Sunday, with a few…

Assessing the 2012 New England Apple Crop (and Apple Muffins)

IT’S DIFFICULT to draw a single conclusion about this year’s New England apple crop. While the region’s diverse geography and microclimates…

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…

Who Makes the Best Apple Cider Donut?

THE QUESTION of who makes the best cider donut inspires considerable debate and some controversy. These humble, cake-like orbs are nearly…

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…

Red Apple Farm Turns 100; McIntosh Apples Ready!

BEAUTIFUL WEATHER, A HOLIDAY WEEKEND, and an early crop make this a perfect time for apple picking. McIntosh, the region’s most…

2012 New England Apple Crop Forecast; Going Gravenstein

THERE WILL BE PLENTY of apples in New England’s orchards this fall, despite a smaller-than-normal crop. The region as a…

Picking PaulaReds

AN EARLY SPRING BLOOM followed by a hot summer means early apples in New England, beginning with varieties like Ginger…

New England Apple Brown Betty and Apple Bread Pudding

IT’S HARD TO CHOOSE between Apple Brown Betty and Apple Bread Pudding, two desserts that combine apples with bread and…

New England Apple Pandowdy with Idareds

AN EASY-TO-MAKE, satisfying-to-eat late-winter dessert is apple pandowdy. It’s really a deep-dish apple pie, with a thick apple filling and no…