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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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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Winesap Apple– Saucesational Analysis

Winesap apples can be eaten fresh but it primarily used for cooking.  It is popular for juice and cider production.   It‎ can be eaten fresh but is primarily a culinary apple, also popular for juice/cider production. It has a sweet with tangy finish with a tart start.

Winesap

I peeled, cored and sliced the winesap apples and cooked them in my mini crock pot for just over an hour.

IMG_8302It cooked into a textured pureeed sauce … not smooth but not chunky.  The flavor was sweet with a tangy finish just like the description said it would be.  It was not my favorite apple for applesauce – something was definitely missing and I’m guessing that’s 2 to 3 other varieties of apples mixed with it.  I could see how it would work great for making cider though … a very unique flavor. 

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