October 25, 2013 - 11:09am
In this entry, the Red Kitchen goes apple crazy (along with the rest of New York). Check out our recipes for apple bread, apple chips and apple butter.

(lead photo: Erika Colbertaldo)

September 18, 2013 - 8:38am
With fall in full swing, some CNY apple growers suggest that consumers plan apple-picking visits based on his or her favorite apple.

Apple season has arrived, and in Central New York, the apple-picking experience won’t be one of disappointment – apple growers have been preparing all year to make sure pickers receive the taste he or she expects.

The apple-picking season runs from mid-August to mid-October. Apple growers suggest that pickers plan a visit based on their favorite type of apple.

“People still think all of the apples are ready on one day and think they could come anytime and get their favorite variety, but you can’t,” said Warren Abbott, an apple grower at Abbott Farms.

November 13, 2012 - 3:10pm
Just in time for Thanksgiving, here's this recipe for a quick, no-crust Swedish apple pie.

Thanksgiving is a day to appreciate everything we have. And, of course, a day to fill up on delicious, home-cooked meals with the family. Try out this recipe for a quick and easy version of apple pie:


  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 8-12 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • Cinammon
  • Cinammon sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees