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Sep 20, 2011 09:20 AM

What to do with Green Apples from a Sonoma Farm?

Hi there! I was given a bucket full of green apples from a farm in Sonoma. They are tart and dry with a a little bit of juice. Any suggestions on what to make (besides applesauce)? I don't know what type of apples they are and I am often confused about which apples to use in baking. I'd love your suggestions! Thanks.

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  1. If they're not Granny Smiths they are probably similar. The good news is they will keep for months in the fridge. Some people like them for eating. You can use them for pies. They don't have much flavor so they don't necessarily make great applesauce but you can use them for apple butter, which contains a lot of sugar and other spices to amp up the flavor.

    You could use them in savory dishes as well, such as with a pork roast or pork chops, or sauteed with foie gras.