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New England Apples on New England Apple Day

IT SEEMS ONLY FITTING to celebrate native New England apples on New England Apple Day Wednesday, September 3. The New England…

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…

Early Apple Season Entries Jersey Mac and Williams’ Pride

WHEN IT COMES TO APPLES, New England truly is a melting pot. In addition to the dozens of varieties discovered…

Gearing Up for New England Ginger Gold Apples (and Green Tomatoes)

ONE OF THE BEST early season apples is a relatively new one, Ginger Gold. It was discovered in 1969 in…

Gingerbread Easy as Applesauce

A GREAT USE for our fall bounty of New England apples is also among the easiest to make: applesauce. All…

The Apple Party Known As CiderDays

CROWDS AS DIVERSE and far-flung as the apples they came to admire swarmed on Franklin County in western Massachusetts last…

Winning Apple Pies Feature Golden Delicious, and a Mix

JUDGING BEGAN earlier this year, late morning rather than early afternoon, and that meant a change in routine. Like a…

Fresh Spencers in Mrs. Cheney’s Nobby Apple Cake

ONE OF THE NEWER and less heralded of the offspring of McIntosh is Spencer. Spencer is a cross of McIntosh…

In With the New (Cameo, CrimsonCrisp, and Topaz)

NEW APPLE varieties are continually being developed, some the old-fashioned way, as chance seedlings in the wild, and others in…

McIntosh Babies (Cortland, Empire, and Macoun)

THE INFLUENCE of McIntosh on the world’s apple supply extends well beyond the McIntosh itself. Its exceptional flavor, juiciness, and…

McIntosh and Apple Crisp

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

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…