By Jayne Cohen
At my Hanukkah cooking demonstrations, I’ve always been amazed at how humble homemade applesauce elicits the same oohs and aahs as holiday superstars like braised briskets and sizzling latkes. Made with a few varieties of good, local fruit, the simple sauce’s deep apple flavor and ease of preparation are a culinary revelation to those who have never made it before. In the heat of the applesauce moment, they vow never again to buy the jarred kind.
Taste the different apples available