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Poynette, WI 53955

Take Hwy 51 North from Madison, go straight onto Hwy 22, turn east (right) onto Hwy 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Saucesational: An Experiment in Applesauce–Wealthy

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Yesterday I took a few minutes to sauce up some Wealthy apples.  Wealthy’s are a striped red fruit with a tart balanced flavor. It is a multi-purpose apple, but especially good for cooking. Keeps well. Cherry Crab x Sops of Wine

We have quite a few customers that come in and are really grateful that we grow wealthy’s.  It’s their FAVORITE apple for making pies and/or sauce.  I just had a lady come in today who’s mother used to make her drive to a random orchard hours from her home to buy wealthy’s…and then she discovered that we grew them.

The wealthy apple was also the apple I featured this week for the folks that signed up for our apple share through the Burr Oak Garden CSA.

Anyway – I peeled, cored and sliced the wealthy’s and tossed them into the mini slow cooker.  The apples became slightly brown right away.  I noticed that they stayed this color even when they were done cooking so the sauce was sort of a light brownish looking color. 

The apples mushed up somewhat and remained slightly chunky.  I like this kind of texture in my applesauce.  I felt that the wealthy’s had a unique tart flavor.  I can understand why if people like this flavor they would want it for their baking apples.  I personally was not a huge fan of the sauce – too tart for me.  But Jared tried it too and enjoyed the flavor. 

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