Nothing says fall like fallen apples.
They certainly make great cider,
but much easier for the interested
and lazy cook, windfall apples make wonderful homemade applesauce.
All you need is a forgotten apple tree,
a few simple ingredients and a little
My novel's heroine Clair Martin, 19th century maverick and Brigham City, Utah gardener, herewith gives her recipe for the best applesauce you ever tasted. Use windfall apples, or any apples just getting pink cheeks on the reachable branches. Store bought will not do. Go meet a tree.
Adapted from Sarah's Applesauce.