I recently read that apples found in markets in the U.S. are fourteen months old! (Food Renegade) Did you know that? I sure didn't. No wonder they don't taste like they used to when I was a child. I remember crisp, juicy, tart apples that squirted juice when you bit into them. Now the ones in the market are mealy and tasteless.
Well, it's apple season and I decided to go to where the apples are grown and gathered to find some freshly picked apples. So off we went, Jon and Ziggy and I, on a beautiful country drive to Apple Hill.
I chose some nice tart Granny Smiths and upon return, I scoured the internet looking for an apple worthy recipe for these beauties. I happened to have some Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry sheets in the freezer so here is the recipe that I found and adapted.Read More