Saturday while down at Jessica’s we went over to David’s mothers. There we found an apple tree loaded with apples and ready to be picked. She said we could have them. We did get a surprise though. They are not your normal apple.
We gathered about a 1/2 bushel and brought them home. We had never seen an apple that looked like this one. I’m not sure what their name is but they are difinitely different. What fun we had today working with these. Grace of course loved them as pink is her favorite color.
After cooking them and running them through the sauce maker, they turn a beautiful, darker color.
We canned 9 pints and put 1 qt bag in the freezer. I think they look very pretty in the jar. Tomorrow, if all goes as planned, we will be making spaghetti sauce. We have a bushel of tomatoes to work up. Our pastor’s wife gave us her spaghetti sauce recipe, so I think we will make it tomorrow. She gave us a can to try and we all thought it was very good. The recipe I have made before does not get thick enough so I have been on the search for a new one. I’ll let you all know tomorrow how it turns out. Take care and God bless.
The applesauce is beautiful. I don’t think I have heard of any like that.
I haven’t tried spaghetti sauce. I just can my tomatoes and juice separate and then make the sauce when I want to have it. It took me a long time to find a recipe that we liked.
Have a great day.
You are doing so well in putting things up to enjoy later ~ good job! We are going blueberry picking on Friday and I’m looking forward to that!