"Gypsy gold does not chink and glitter. It gleams in the sun and neighs in the dark."

~ Saying of the Gladdagh Gypsies of Galway


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

In the Orchard: Early Mac's & Paula Red's


Last night we started harvesting Early Mac's & Paula Reds!

 Red Delicious still ripening





 As we were walking through the orchard, we were discussing how you can almost smell the apples...almost! Pretty soon, the intoxicating smell of apples, which go hand in hand with Fall, bonfires, hayrides and hot cider, will be in the air!


What is your favorite recipe with Apples?


I linked up with Garden Tuesday today over at Sidewalk Shoes!

13 comments:

Liz said...

Those apples look fabulous, I love that the varieties differ so much throughout the world - although Red Delicious seem to be everywhere.

tami said...

LOVE me some Mac's! My favorite? Chunky cinnamon applesauce. That's all I need in life. I'll be putting up gallons of the stuff this fall.

Jill said...

They all look wonderful! As much as I am not ready to say goodbye to summer...you do make me look forward to fall.

Abby said...

Your apples look so good! Visiting from Garden Tuesday, can't wait to look around more of your blog.

Barb @ A Life in Balance said...

I love the pictures! I could feel myself walking through the orchard with you enjoying the fall sun.

I love making applesauce for the kids. Another big family favorite is apple pie made by my husband.

Wearinbeads said...

Your trees are fabulous! I have one apple tree and the green apples are starting to turn yellow here in northern CA.

Pam said...

I am so jealous of your apples!! Thanks for linking up!

Vanessa said...

Wow the orchard is beautiful!

The Sage Butterfly said...

Yummy! I bet they are so full of flavor.

Corinnea said...

What a beautiful place to be!
My favorite apple dishes lightly battered deep fried, served with a vanilla sauce

Mrs. Farmer said...

Favorite recipe? Apple Butter and of course... APPLE GLOP!

Oh, you know what Apple Glop is. Just peeled and sliced apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Add a pinch of corn starch, cook it, and it is pie filling. Put it in a bowl with whipped cream and it is dessert. Add to oatmeal for a very filling hot breakfast. Heat it up and put it on ice cream. Freeze it or can it for fall flavor all winter. Mush it up and use it as a replacement for bananas or pumpkin in sweet bread recipes. What could be more versatile than Apple Glop?

Susan said...

I love apples hot off the tree best of all (but apple dumplings, pie, cobbler, pannekuchen, sauce, strudel, are all heavenly!) I worked in an orchard for six seasons many years ago, and your photos bring back wonderful, wistful memories.

Family Balance Sheet said...

What a beautiful farm. Apple season is one of my favorite times of year.