Northern Spy apple

Classic cookers: Northern Spy, Baldwin, Rhode Island Greening apples

A CENTURY AGO they were the three most popular varieties in the Northeast. Today, Baldwin, Rhode Island Greening, and Northern…

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,…

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…