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Apples and Diphenylamine (DPA)

The Environmental Working Group recently blogged about apples and DPA, the pesticide applied to apples once they’re harvested to protect them during storage.

DPA is an antioxidant that slows the development of black patches on the skins of picked apples in storage. 134 more words


Double-Crusted Apple Pie

I think there is nothing more humble, homely and comforting than a pie. There’s also an honesty about it or so I feel. Perhaps it’s because I tend to make shortcrust with my hands, which get very messy, sometimes a little bit too much! 680 more words


Kielbasa Apple Skewers

Whenever our family gets together for a holiday gathering we usually start around mid-afternoon, but dinner is not served for several more hours.  Of course, everyone is hungry so we always have appetizers, and each of us brings one to share.   296 more words


Apples And Sauce

I have a confession to make. I love simple food. The tastes I experienced as a child are still some of my favorite things to eat today. 245 more words

Orange dream

I’m kickstarting this Thursday with this orange dream.

(For 2 glasses)

4 carrots
4 apples
2 oranges

Peal the oranges and cut the ingredients into smaller pieces, place in a juicer. 12 more words

Fruits & Vegetables

Decisions, Decisions

Checking out the apples at the grocery store, trying to decide . . . Granny Smith? Braeburn? Gala? It is great to have choices.

Image taken with iPhone 4s and processed with Snapseed and Pic-Tap-Go… 9 more words


PODCAST: Creating a Home Orchard & Our Garden Designer's Favorite Fruit Trees

Let’s say you’ve established a garden at your place… could an orchard be next? In this podcast, garden specialist Caroline Finnegan talks about how to establish and care for a home orchard and shares a list of her favorite fruit trees, now readily available in local nurseries. 491 more words

Coventry Regional Farmers Market