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Red Astrachan to King David: Apple tasting impressions summer/fall 2012

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This has been our best season for apples so far, with something like sixty or seventy of our varieties in fruit.  We are through the early season and into the mid season now.  What I mainly want to do in this post is briefly introduce some ideas on a philosophy of apple tasting and selection, and then cover some of the more promising apples we’ve eaten so far.  I’ll include a few notes on some of the less promising apples as well.  I was somewhat remiss in taking photos, but I’ll try to do better for the rest of the season. Continue reading

October 29, 2012 Posted by | Food and Drink Making, Food Trees Fruits and Nuts | , , | 3 Comments