Fire Blight

This serious bacterial disease can take control of your orchard.

Recipe: Hot Toddy With Brown-Sugar Apples

We now have a few local corn whiskies in the Hudson Valley, N.Y., that really warm you up from the inside. This recipe is adapted from local star chef, Peter Kelly, chef-owner of X20 Xaviars on the Hudson, Restaurant X and Xaviars, located in the Hudson Valley. INGREDIENTS 1 ounce corn whiskey 1 ounce apple […]

Fruit: A History of Apples

Excerpt from the Popular Garden Series magabook Orcharding with permission from its publisher, BowTie magazines, a division of BowTie Inc. Purchase Orcharding here. Most historians believe the apple originated in the Dzungarian Alps, a mountain range separating Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and China, where wild apple trees still produce teensy apples the size and shape of the […]

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One Perfect Apple

Despite getting a late start on planting, our four new columnar apple trees are doing quite well.

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Apples, Honey, and Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish new year celebration is a great time to celebrate the harvest and think about your farm goals for the next growing season.

Apple-Oatmeal Cookies

I have a friend who takes holiday cookies seriously. She starts well in advance, makes many dozens of cookies and always has a plateful ready to offer her guests and co-workers. Often we manage to bake together in her large kitchen this time of year; it’s a domestic pleasure and a gesture of friendship I […]

Carrot Apple Muffins

As you’re preparing for this week’s Thanksgiving dinner, other meals may fall by the wayside, but they shouldn’t—especially not breakfast. There are many options for serving up a simple yet nutritious breakfast on Thanksgiving morning to prepare you for the day of cooking and feasting ahead. Homemade muffins, for example, are fast, flexible and healthy. […]

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Apple-Cinnamon Swirls

  One of my favorite fall flavors is apples, and these apple-packed pinwheels showcase the best of what the season has to offer in an easy yet impressive breakfast treat. The recipe is easily adaptable given the ingredients you have on hand: You can replace the chopped apples with one cup of applesauce or pumpkin […]

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