Fall is here, and the apple tree are almost ready to harvest. If you're wondering, like I am, how to use them all, here is a fabulous recipe to try.(Thanks to Meghan B!)
Apple Pie Filling
4 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. cornstarch
2 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. nutmeg
3 T lemon juice
2-3 drops yellow food coloring
5-6 lb. apples (peeled, cored, sliced)
1 t. salt
Mix first 4 ingredients plus salt in a pan, plus 10 cups of water. Stir until thick and bubbly. Add lemon juice and color. Put sliced apples into jars, leaving 1 in. headspace. Fill with hot syrup, leaving 1/2 in. headspace. 20 min. in processor.
If you have any other GREAT apple recipes, send them this way!