I decided to pick the 'snack apples' off the tree in our front yard and do something with them. They are SO good. I have no idea what kind of apple they really are and since they are pretty small in size, I call them a 'snack' apple. My nephew Benny was over the other night eating them like candy!
These beauties are super sweet and have a rosy tint to their flesh.
I felt like I was going to die after just picking enough to fill a 1/4 of the basket. Gosh, this prego thing really kicks my A!
One thing about these buggers being so small is that is was almost a waste of time to peel them on the apple peeler so I did them all by hand. It took me ALL DAY LONG. Yes, I had to periodically sit down and.....nap, but I started picking at noon and finished about 6:30ish maybe? 7 maybe. All for 6 pints of sweet applesauce! I cannot tell you my secrets to making it so delish ;)
Seriously though, did I mention being prego kicks my butt? Last year I would stand in the kitchen all day long, forget to eat and just can can can away. Today, I think I took a break from peeling before carpel tunnel set in and fell asleep on the couch for longer than I care to mention.
Then there is THIS one! He knows as soon as I bring a bushel basket in the house!! He undoubtedly ALWAYS picks the nicest looking apple out of the basket and takes off with it. Actually I think he got away with 5 this time before I got them all into the sink.