Every autumn, H and I head out to the local orchard to pick our favorite varieties of apples. Today was a beautiful, sunny, crisp autumn day - just the right combination to pick apples. We got a bit carried away this year and before we knew it, had picked 38 pounds! I guess I'll be making my usual apple butter, but I've also researched a few recipes for Apple Chutney. It sounds like it would be wonderful with pork, chicken or turkey. My son, the Chef gave me the idea so I'll have to send him some for his approval!
H picked all the ones high up in the trees......
..... while I get all the low hanging fruit! (no short jokes, please)
Two bags worth ended up being 38 pounds; one bag of Empires and another of Macouns which are a nice, crisp cross of Cortlands and Macintoshes.
Just being in the orchard surrounded by all those apple trees was a treat
Kind of makes you want to take a bite, doesn't it?
Somebody found the bags of apples fascinating......
... and promptly fished one out for his entertainment!
Sure wish we could have taken these two munchkins with us. I know they would have enjoyed it.
Life is Good!
5 weeks ago