[nafex] Apple Pie Apple Sauce

Ginda Fisher ginda at concentric.net
Tue Oct 9 18:38:24 EDT 2001


I have to vote for Jonathans for apple pie.  They hold their shape well
and have a rich, complex flavor when cooked.  I don't know how well they
do in Maine, though.

I've also had very good pies from Cortlands, Macouns (very fresh) and
Northern Spies.  Unfortunately, very fresh apples make much better pies
than apples which have been sitting around the house for a few weeks. 
On the other hand, you can make great sauce from the left over apples
knocking around.  The very best sauce I ever had was from Macouns and
Liberties.

Ginda Fisher

John Bunker wrote:
> 
> In our efforts to get people thinking beyond the lunchbox as the only
> use for apples, we'd like to be exposing Mainers to apples that are
> particularly suited to pies and sauce.  I'll be speaking at the Great
> Maine Apple Day on Novemeber 10th in Unity Maine where orchardists from
> around the state will converge along with the general public to
> celebrate the apple.
> 
> Do you have a favorite single variety pie apple or sauce apple?  If so,
> please share with us what it is and why.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> John Bunker
> Palermo
> 
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