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'til the season... for pies!

Updated: Nov 9, 2023

Thanksgiving is just around the corner...! Time to plan ahead...and to be sure to leave room for dessert! If you want to make your own pumpkin or apple pies, we have you covered.

[James and I did a spot with Kate on WALL radio, lots of great info in the audio file!] Try our homegrown squash, like "hubbard" or the "milk pan pie pumpkin" (aka "LI cheese pumpkin") - both are great for pies (and you can freeze whatever extra you have, or turn it into another side dish).

Or, of course, our many homegrown apples. Which is the best apple to use for pie? We get this question a lot, and the answer is.... it depends! Like most things, it's personal preference on what apple makes the best pie.

For homemade pies, you can use a blend of apples, or stick with your favorite varieties. And while some folks say no to Macintosh, as they cook way down, others swear by them!

Classics like Northern Spy, Idared, Jonamac, Jonathan, Jonagold, our very own Lady Jean, Stayman Winesap, and Golden Delicious are great for a delicious apple pie. (Don't think you have to follow that recipe that calls for Granny Smith! We think an apple from right here in the Hudson Valley will always beat a Granny shipped from across the country!)

Try cooking down our apple cider into a "cider syrup" and using that as a sweetener, reducing (or eliminating) the need for sugar.

Or just stick to the turkey, and let us do the pies! Order page now up here!

Here's to a fun, safe and pie-filled holiday with family and friends for Thanksgiving 2023!

1 Comment

Feb 23

Cool post! But I'm missing the video. I would like to see a cooking tutorial. I think many readers would like this. Video content is never superfluous. You can also use free video cropper for this. It's effectively simple and free.

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