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SweeTango webLocal apples are starting to roll in! Right now we have locally grown SweeTango apples from Whistling Well Farm in Afron MN. Maybe you visited the farm during this year’s Eat Local Farm Tour? These SweeTangoes are $2.99/lb – amazing!

Plus, organic Gala’s are only $1.99/lb right now! It’s the perfect time to stock up for juices or making applesauce. Here’s one of our favorite recipes (it’s easier than you think)…

Old-fashioned Applesauce

Ingredients
9 c. peeled, cored & quartered tart, locally- grown apples
½ c. apple cider
1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
¼–½ c. maple syrup or brown sugar
1/8 tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
1 tsp. unsalted butter (if pressure cooking)

Preparation

  • Combine apples and cider in large saucepan or Dutch oven. Bring to a boil over medium heat; turn heat to low, and simmer until apples are tender (about 20 minutes).
  • After apples have become tender, add lemon juice, sugar, salt; simmer for 1 minute. Grate in nutmeg.
  • Use fork or potato masher to break up apples.

NOTE: If using a food mill, remove apples after cooking in cider; put through food mill, using coarse screen; return to pan to cook for additional 1 minute.

To save time, use a pressure cooker!
Just bring apples, cider & 1 tsp butter up to high pressure. Turn off heat, let sit 10 min., then express remaining pressure. Remove lid and add lemon juice, sugar, salt and simmer 1 minute. Add nutmeg and mash.

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We always have a fabulous selection of high-quality certified organics, locally-grown seasonal items, and distant specialty exotics.

W7 produce looking awesome

Remember, if there’s anything you’d like to try, just ask a produce team member, and we’ll be happy to cut a sample for you!

Check out our how-to produce videos:

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