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Granny Smith and Caramelized Fuji Apple Butter Pastry

One late summer when the trees in the orchard were heavy with ripe fruit Mom challenged me to an apple pie baking marathon.  “If you’ll make and roll the crusts, I’ll peel, core and slice the apples,” she said, to which I replied “You’re on…!”  With the challenge before us we heading off to the […]

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Caramelized Fuji Apple Butter

We’ve come to know in modern times that wassailing is the practice of people going door to door and singing Christmas carols… “Here we come a-wassailing among the leaves so green…”  However, a centuries old practice of singing to trees in apple orchards in cider-producing areas of England, such as the West Country, to promote a good […]

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