Ganzeh Galus Guide: Jewish Revival in the Deep Diaspora

 
Jewish Learning
Shabbat & Holidays
Jewish Arts, Politics & Culture
Jewish Directory
 
   

Emma & Sheva

Applesauce

The fruit in the Garden of Eden wasn't an apple, but if had been, this would recipe would have explained why the Man and Eve succumbed.

Ingredients

  • 4 lbs tart apples
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • one lemon, including peel
  • 2-3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg (optional)

Directions

  • Core and peel the apples.
  • Peel the lemon (use a vegetable peeler), keeping the peel in as large a piece as practical. Alternatively, zest the lemon.
  • Put apples, cider, lemon peel or zest and cinnamon sticks in a large pot.
  • Cook over low heat 30 minutes, covered.
  • Run mushy apples through a food mill, removing the any left over apple skin, cinnamon sticks and lemon peel (if you used zest, don't bother removing it)
  • Return to pot, taste and add cinnamon, nutmeg and/or up to 2 Tbs sugar if desired.
  • Cook until thick -- about 1/2 hour.
  • Add juice of about 1/2 lemon.
  • Cool and eat. Keeps in fridge for several weeks, but it doesn't last that long.
Return to Jewish Recipes

You are visitor number [sometimes the counter works and sometimes it doesn't - what can you do?] since Oct 11, 2008.