Sansa apple

Apples for All Ages and Places

IF, as the English poet and hymnodist William Cowper (1731-1800) said, “Variety’s the very spice of life, that gives it all…

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…

Get Early Season Apples While They’re Hot

THERE ARE some outstanding early season New England apples that are already being harvested, or soon to be picked, from…

Apple Raisin Cake with PaulaReds

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

Starting the apple season with Sansa

THE EARLY RETURNS are in, and there is good news for New England apple lovers. Despite last year’s bumper crop,…

Six outstanding early apples, and an outstanding 2015 forecast

EARLY SEASON APPLES have come a long way in the past 50 years. Today, there are a number of excellent…

My favorite apple

NEXT TO “What is the best pie apple?” the question I am asked the most — and which I frequently…

Five New England Apples From Japan

THE LIST of apples developed in Japan that have thrived in New England is short and sweet yet spans the…

A Healthy Outlook For New England Apples; Introducing Akane and Sansa

NEW ENGLAND’S APPLE ORCHARDS expect a good crop this fall with an estimated 3.5 million 42-pound boxes, just under the…

Meet the Duchess of Oldenburg apple

DUCHESS OF OLDENBURG was one of four pioneers among Russian apples in America, along with Alexander, Tetofsky and Red Astrachan….

Meet the Duchess of Oldenburg apple

DUCHESS OF OLDENBURG was one of four pioneers among Russian apples in America, along with Alexander, Tetofsky and Red Astrachan. All…