Apple Drying Taste Test

Dave and I made a trip over to Reid’s Orchard last week to purchase some of their apples. Dave loves to make and freeze applesauce. I love to dry slices of apples or make fruit leather. Since I hadn’t dried any sliced apples yet this season, I did that. We bought four varieties: Cameo, Gala,…

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Making Fruit Leather

While we were over at Reid’s Orchard picking up some peaches, we also picked up some early apples. We usually wait for the main harvest to come in, but thought we’d like to see what these tasted like. They weren’t real good for eating – a bit too mealy for us – but they make…

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Putting Up Our Harvest

I’ve been busy drying tomatoes and putting up our blackberries and blueberries. Before I write more about that, Kristina had asked what the tomatoes look like when they are dried. I’ve never looked at them side by side, and thought it would be neat to see how they compare. Here is our favorite to dry…

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