From the founding of Jamestown to the time of Washington and Jefferson, every plantation owner made cider, drank cider, and bragged about his cider.
Savory and delicious, pork and apples make a great pair
Use a tart highly flavored apple variety for best results...Winesap, Stayman, Pippin, Northern Spy and if you cannot find anything else, a Granny Smith will do.
As printed in Edible Blue Ridge, Fall 2011, a Tom Burford favorite!
Serves 6 to 8It's cold out there! Warm up with an apple-enhanced take on the classic scalloped potato dish. And yes, apples are still in season; varieties such as Gold Rush, Albemarle Pippin, Pink Lady, and Stayman store well into the winter months as long as they are protected from temperatures below about 27 degrees Fahrenheit. Apples can add another layer of flavor to many winter dishes, especially roasts, casseroles, and soups.