Apples, Apples, and More Apples / by Kate Brightbill


We currently have about 10,000 apples on a tree in our backyard. Seriously. The tree is massive- about three stories tall and full of apples. We went back there yesterday and the yard was covered in sad, bruised apples. Brian and Sophie, the apple pickers of the family, went with nets and baskets and picked an enormous collection before they all fall and are wasted. 

NOW- as you might have realized- we don't go through apples as fast as we need with this kind of supply. We are handing them to friends and family when we see them, but we need more uses for our apples!

We have a GREAT recipe for apple pie, but do any of you have any amazing applesauce, apple cider, apple-anything-else recipes that are perfect for fall and will last longer than a week?