Apple – Storage

Storing in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator is the ideal environment and will keep the apples at their best. If storing in a basement or garage the temp should not go below 32 degrees. Use shallow baskets or boxes lined with newspaper. If there are multiple...
Apple Storage

Apple Storage

Apples should be kept cold with some humidity. Store apples separately from other produce.  The produce crispers in your refrigerator are an ideal location. Apples give off ethylene gas which accelerates the ripening of other produce.  This works to your advantage if...

Homemade Apple Cider

Use your apple stash to make some of your own apple cider. Your house will smell amazing! Grab your slow cooker and fill it with a mix of sliced apples, you can leave the skins on. Use a mix of different types. 1 orange, sliced – peeled or unpeeled your choice....
Sweet and Sour Braised Cabbage

Sweet and Sour Braised Cabbage

Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Rachael Ray Everyday Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1/3 pound chopped thick-cut bacon 1 chopped or finely sliced onion 2 chopped or shredded carrots 2 chopped granny smith or any cooking apples that are tart or sweet-tart 2...
Frozen Apple Pie Filling

Frozen Apple Pie Filling

This is a great use for extra apples you make get in your CSA share as well as at Pick-Your-Own. Having the centers or guts of the apple pies and crisps ready to go is also a time saver later in the fall and through the holidays. Have a favorite pie or crisp recipe?...