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Sustainable Applesauce

We have this early translucent apple tree. Its apples are good for three things:

  • Dried apples, but only the nicely shaped ones work well in the AppleMaster
  • Frozen, to add to smoothies and
  • Applesauce
  • Making this applesauce takes me back to when my kids were very small and my son was a baby. We had wormy apples our yard, much like now, fine for sauce but not so hot to chomp into; and my son, who was teething, went after them like they were nuggets of gold. I’ll dig up a photo pretty soon of my son stalking the “yukky apples.” Here is the very easy applesauce recipe. Enjoy!

    Yields: ? servings

  • As many apples as you have on hand
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Sweetener to taste
  • Water
  • Quarter the apples, core, and cut off any nasty bits but otherwise leave the peels on. Put in blender with enough water to liquefy. It comes out a beautiful green color but starts to turn brown immediately. Cook until slightly thicker. Add cinnamon and sweetener to taste. I use a mixture of agave and stevia.

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