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When To Pick Apples, and Apple Pie Pancake

APPLE SEASON is full upon us! But depending on where you live, you may find some varieties are earlier than…

Apple Raspberry Crisp (Russell Steven Powell)
Apple Raspberry Crisp

FOR A SPECTACULAR variation on apple crisp, add raspberries. The resulting mix of flavors is complex and superb, as both…

Apple Raisin Cake with PaulaReds

  APPLES AND RAISINS go extremely well together, as in this recipe for Apple Raisin Cake. I used three PaulaRed…

A corporate giant slams New England apple growers

JONAGOLD is one of the finest apples grown in New England. In taste tests, consumers rate it highly — as high…

Suncrisp apples, Tougas Family Farm, Northborough, Massachusetts (Russell Steven Powell photo)
Good now, better later: Idared and Suncrisp

SOME APPLES, like fine wines, improve with age. Two relatively new varieties, Suncrisp and Idared — are examples. Their flavor…

Mother apples (Russell Steven Powell photo)
Why the iconic apple?

CHANCES ARE you would not be reading this if I were writing about spinach or carrots. Healthy and delicious as…

Geri Griswold's pie made with Honeycrisp apples was a sweet hit. (Russell Steven Powell photo)
Apple pie time

GET READY to reset your inner clocks this weekend, and turn up your ovens. With the holidays less than a…

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…

Time to get hopping (to New England’s apple orchards)

THERE IS NOTHING like a day of orchard hopping to get the juices going about the 2015 apple crop. We…

New England Apples From The USA

THE AMAZING APPLE has traveled back and forth across America since its arrival in New England in 1623, and nearly…

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…

Picking PaulaRed Apples

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