I don’t know about elsewhere but New England has had an excellent year for apples. We were able to glean tons while at school in Vermont this fall from abandoned old trees and people who simply had too many to process. These five methods are simple ways of preserving apples for use throughout the year.
Drying apples is a wonderful way to preserve and keep them throughout the winter, and it’s really quite easy! Here is a picture tutorial on how to dry them!
I might be a city girl now, but I quite literally grew up in the middle of an apple orchard. Every year we go back and wind up picking more apples than any sensible person can use. Fortunately, I have a great list of recipes that use apples!
Store-bought dried fruit is usually treated with sulfur and coated with sugar to preserve it. It’s also pricy. If you have a dehydrator, or a sunny spot, and some screens, you can dry your own fruit much cheaper and the results will be just as tasty and much better for you! This week I made […]