Thursday, November 10, 2011

apples galore

Apples are the best they have ever been this year.  Last year, I had 3 or maybe 4 apples due to a severe freeze when the trees were in flower.  Therefore the trees were not at all tired this year and I have bushels and bushels.  I have been making cider on the weekends and hope to again in a couple days.  I found that if I mix different tart varieties and especially wild ones of no variety, I get the best cider.  Now, I don't care as much for commercial cider.  Northern Spy is the only apple I've been using that I know what it is.

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