Apple butter, in fact, contains no butter at all and is a highly concentrated form of apple sauce. A great way to use the bounty from Fall apple picking, make apple butter by producing a long and slow cooking of the apples with cinnamon, spices and maple syrup or sugar. The end result will be a deep brown, luxurious spread that can be eaten on toast, with roasted pork or chicken, or on its own.
Taking advantage of in-season fruits and vegetables allows you to amplify your seasonal experience, and maximize what your local farmers have to offer at your neighborhood farmers market. As of now, in the North East United States, beautiful crisp apples are filling the stalls at the markets and practically begging to be used in a variety of different ways. In the recipe that follows, I want to give you a great way to incorporate this fruit into your diet, and to make a nutritious sauce that brings the sweetness out of the pork without adding extra fat and salt.
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