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Easy Applesauce

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Easy Applesauce

Easy Applesauce

I have a wealth of apples this year so this afternoon I along with one of the granddaughters made applesauce. A pretty simple recipe as we first peeled and cored about twenty good size apples. We then sliced them up and added a quart of apple cider to a cooking pot along with one cinnamon stick. We brought the mix to a boil and then tuned down the heat and let it simmer with the lid on for twenty minutes. I then drained off the liquid, removed the cinnamon stick and using a ladle I filled the blender about half full, added a little of the apple juice from the pot and puree the mix for a few seconds. I made about a quart which was quickly dived up between my two daughters. I just got a call that they want more! We prefer the unsweeten applesauce but you can certainly experiment by adding more cinnamon and sugar to you mix. And the wife says I can’t cook ! The remainder of the cider will be used for the next batch or we just might add a little rum and tuck in the back of the fridge for when it gets cold outside.

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Really easy applesauce....

Don't peel or core apples.  Wash if you are picky.  Or if you sprayed them recently. 

Cut in chunks, like quarters. 

Cook until soft, run through a food mill (foley being the classic around here).

Discard peels and seeds. 

Voila, applesauce. sweeten to taste. 

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I have like 15 apple trees, and have made a lot of applesauce.  It is a good use for the apples that are misshapen or have a bad spot. 

Apples don't do as well now that I am retired and go north in the summer.  Not much of a crop this year, although I think that is due to the every other year thing, mostly. 

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I forgot to add that we have one of them corer/peelers that does an apple in about ten seconds. You guys didn't think I was peeling them maybe by hands did Ya ! 

Those work really well with nice round apples.  Now my apples on the other hand were typically not nice and round. 

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