Wednesday, November 18, 2009

How to Make Applesauce

My kindergarten teacher had the class make applesauce and I have made this dish ever since she showed us how it was done. Since I bought about 25 pounds of MacIntosh apples from the Farmer's Market last week, I have been making applesauce and freezing the results for later use.

Here's the process:

Wash and peel about 5-8 apples.

Slice apples into chunks, discarding the core.

Place sliced apples into a large cooking pot along with a half a cup of water.

Cook apples on medium to low flame. After about 5-10 minutes, use a potato masher to crush the apples. Continue mashing the apples until the mixture reaches a consistency you prefer. For a smoother texture, puree the apples.

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