Preserving Apples

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Preserving apples. Apples are a great fruit that comes ready in the fall. It is a sturdy food, that will actually store very well in a fresh state. If you’ve got a root cellar or nice cool area you can store apples for months if you are careful.

Not everyone has a root cellar, or wants to go that route. Below you’ll find many ways to preserve apples.

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A tool that is very hand for most of these methods is this Apple Peeler Corer Slicer. Check this out to make peeling and slicing easy.

Canning Apples

Learn how to can apple slices to use for oatmeal, baking, or pouring over ice cream. YOU control the sugar. Canning apples is great!
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Three jars of home canned apples sitting side by side in a row.

How to Freeze Apples

Learn how to freeze apples. Freezing is a great option for an overabundance, or just when we want to prepare ahead for all the apple desserts you love.
How to Freeze Apples
Whole apples sitting on a white cutting board, one of the apples is peeled with the paring knife.

Canning Applesauce

When canning applesauce, I always use just Jona-Gold apples, but I’ve read that using several types of apples will give your applesauce a nicer flavor.
Canning Applesauce
Four jars of applesauce lined up in a row.

Apple Butter Recipe

Instructions for making apple butter in a Crockpot and then how to can it!
Canning Apple Butter
Apple butter on toast with a small jar of apple butter and slices of apples.

Canning Apple Pie Filling

By canning apple pie filling, you will have a dessert already half prepared later! Here's how to can apple pie filling from start to finish.
Canning Apple Pie Filling
Jars filled with thick apple pie filling.

Freezing Apples for Apple Pie

Freezing apples for pie makes pie making later super easy. Prepare ahead desserts for the busy holidays or spur of the moment cravings.
Freezing Apples For Pie
A big container of cored and quartered yellow apples.

Crabapple Jelly

Learn how to make crabapple jelly and make use of those tart little fruits, while enjoying a delicious finished product.
Crabapple Jelly
Two jars of clear, bright red crabapple jelly.
Preserving Apples

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2 years ago

Can you make apple juice with a steam juicer?

Rachel Abernathy
Rachel Abernathy
2 years ago
Reply to  Kathy

Yes, you can, according to this document:

-Rachel (Sharon’s assistant)