Just when all the sweet, soft fruit of summer starts to seem the norm, along come crisp and refreshing apples. We think of them as belonging to fall, but the early varieties make their appearance well before the September 21 equinox that marks the end of summer.
Thought you knew apples? See All About Apples, as well as this Guide to Apple Varieties to learn more. Then check out this fabulous recipe for Apple Pie (including plenty of variations) and see all Local Foods apple recipes.