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An Ambrosia a day

An Ambrosia a day

When the Brantview Apples & Cider tent goes up at farmers markets and bags of apples appear on the long table, the questions begin. What’s the best apple for pie? For applesauce? What’s the firmest? Sweetest? Tart? Grower Jay Howell and daughter Jen from St. George, between Brantford Ont. and Cambridge Ont., answer questions with … Continue reading

One sweet apple

One sweet apple

Get your taste buds dancing! There’s just a week or two left to taste the 2012 crop of SweeTango apples, so keep your eyes peeled. This freckled red beauty with the snap-happy crunch and sweet-tart flavour, released in 2009 after more than 20 years of research and trials, is a cross between the now colossally … Continue reading