Zestar! apple

Apple Rhapsody

“A WORD OF CAUTION to those entering an apple orchard for the first time: the experience can be overwhelming. Apples are…

Deep-Dish Apple Bars with Zestar! and Rambour Franc

APPLE BARS make a great dessert or snack, although they come in many forms. They can be light or heavy, cake-like…

Apple Raisin Cake with PaulaReds

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

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…

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…

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…