Red Gravenstein apple

Apple Banana Scones with Red Gravensteins (and a good 2017 apple forecast)

THERE’S NOTHING like a good scone for breakfast or a snack, lightly sweetened with fruit and with a crumbly, cake-like texture. But sometimes…

The cult of Gravenstein

MANY HEIRLOOM APPLES have one or more flaws that keep them from mass cultivation. It may be that the variety…

Trans-Atlantic Flair: European Apples In New England

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES have produced only a few new apples in recent years. But several venerable heirlooms still grown in New…

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…

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…