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    islandgrl
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    Apples

    Post by islandgrl on Sat Sep 24, 2011 7:01 pm

    I spent some time this week making applesauce with all the apples I have falling. After making about 12 liters I thought of making some applebutter after hearing a neighbour say he was going to make applesauce and applebutter. At that point I thought applebutter was like the fruit leathers. After a bit of research for a recipe, I learned it was like applesauce but thicker in consistency and with more spices.

    I also learned that the flavour is in the skin and the core is the storage house for the pectin. I was discarding the cores. I have one batch to make and will leave the cores on. Applesauce anyone? Good dessert with yogurt and ice cream. Will use my apple preserves in baking loaves and cakes too.

    I also learned from a cite that the butter called for in a recipe can be cut in half by substituting applebutter. The end product will be more healthy and moist.

    Any favourite recipes or ideas for using the sauce and butter, anyone?
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    Re: Apples

    Post by sunnysideup on Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:56 pm

    Nope - but we went to Applefest yesterday in Brighton, lots of vendors and so on, but didn't buy any apples. Did go to the Big Apple and bought a apple crumble which was hubby's preference, mine would have been the pie. It was too sweet for me and the apples weren't cooked enough for me, so he's on his own. I'll have to freeze some of it I guess as he doesn't eat a lot of dessert at all.
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    Re: Apples

    Post by islandgrl on Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:11 am

    You came very close to me. A visit would have been nice. Very Happy

    I have been by the Big Apple many times but never stopped. I have had their apple pie that someone else bought, nothing to rave about. Pringle's close to Courtice makes the best pies and apple crumble pie from there is a favourite.

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