Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cook’s Canon: 101 Recipes Everyone Should Know

The Cook’s Canon

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2003

  • About

American folkways celebrate the apple as no other fruit. And there must be a reason for it. It can’t be an accident that we don’t talk about peach pie order, or say something is as American as pawpaw pie. Even though the pawpaw is a native fruit, and the apple evolved in early colonial times from the crossing of indigenous crab apples with European apple seed.

The apple is, in fact, the preeminent European fruit. Apples are recorded frequently in the annals of antiquity. By the time