In the lushness of autumn, the farms bordering Lake Michigan in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan abound with a cornucopia of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Autumn. How sweet it is.
Whether you want to pick apples locally or make it a road trip, there are numerous places around Indiana and into Michigan where you can pick dozens of different varieties of apples.
Apples have remained bountiful this season, with branches so laden with fruit at our farm, some of our trees' limbs have even cracked and dropped to the ground because of the weight.
Tastefully Simple's Candy Crunch Caramel Apple Kit makes six small caramel apples and contains caramel, two toppings to choose from (honey roasted peanuts or almond toffee), six dipping sticks and fun gift tags. It is $19.95 with a Halloween special of buy one, get one free at tastefullysimp…
Trees at Cornell University's research orchard this fall are heavy with waxy apples, deep-red, round apples, oblong apples and aromatic apples that smell like autumn.
It's prime time for apple picking so round up the family and get out to the orchards. There's a bumper crop of apples this season at County Line Orchard, said Ryan Richardson, the orchard's owner and manager.
Roasted Boar's Head, adored with apples, was a traditional menu focal point for any royal feast during the Elizabethan Era. Roast pork served with spiced apples highlights the special menu featured at the 2013 Barker Hall dinner event on April 13.
Better than ever
Grapples are the only apple on the market that actually crunches like an apple, and tastes like a grape. As healthy as other apples, nothing else on the market is like them and this distinction has lead to their gaining popularity. They are $2.99 to $3.99 in the produce section of stores or …
While pumpkin seems to be the preference for Thanksgiving dinner pies, apple likely has even more of a traditional connection with the early day colonists.
Give guests a leg up on their New Year's resolutions with these tasty, healthful tweaks to your favorite holiday dishes.
The apple I handed my daughter was no ordinary Red Delicious. She was about to sink her teeth into more than a hundred years of history.
Fall has moved in after a very unusual weather year that has not been good for apple orchards, but has helped produce some good pumpkin crops. Some area farms that open in the late summer and fall have had to make adjustments due to unusual conditions this year, but families can expect to fi…
A lone apple in a tree at County Line Orchard in Hobart on Thursday. Due to bad weather, the orchard lost most of its apple harvest. To remain open and continue established customer traditions, the orchard chose to source apples from elsewhere and make them available for "picking" from gutte…
Apples sit in a rain gutter hanging from a tree at County Line Orchard in Hobart on Thursday. Due to bad weather the orchard lost most of its apple harvest and came up with the gutter idea to allow for an apple picking experience. The apples are shipped in from other orchards.
Myers Elementary School first grader Payton Smith, center, and Madison Cooper, right, pick apples out of a rain gutter hanging from a tree at County Line Orchard in Hobart on Thursday. Due to bad weather the orchard lost most of its apple harvest. To remain open and continue established cust…
County Line Orchard tour giude Liz Chalfant explains to Myers Elementary School first graders how apples grow at the orchard in Hobart on Thursday. Due to bad weather, the orchard lost most of their apple harvest, but has shipped in apples from other orchards.
With more forethought, Adam might not have bitten the apple and I might not have planted apple trees. But he did, and I did, and we each must deal with the consequences.
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