This book takes readers on one family’s journey of collecting fruits and vegetables from the woods, orchards, and garden all year long. Along the way, the family works together to put up applesauce, apple butter, apple cider, and other delicious treats for the winter. You’ll find recipes in the back.
A boy and grand-mother pair team up to make several batches of applesauce throughout apple season. They pick the best apples from the farmers market and work together in the kitchen to craft this delicious, seasonal treat. Step-by-step instructions and a detailed recipe are included to help readers recreate Grandma’s applesauce.
This classroom-friendly recipe does not require any cooking, and the local apples make it a sweet treat that kids will love! The associated lesson plan includes classroom suggestions for apple activities.
- Apple Carrot Salad recipe and lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
Using apples, squash, cranberries, and maple syrup, this dish is a delicious taste of fall! Read the nonfiction book, Cranberries: Fruit of the Bog to learn about how cranberries are grown and harvested while the dish cooks.
These traditional apple chips are a great way to utilize local apples. Try using different varieties and see which ones you like best!