Author Notes: 7:45am is one of my favorite times of the day. In only an hour, I’ll be on the subway headed for the tangled wilderness of midtown Manhattan, but for now I have the world to myself. View more at http://www.localfood.me. - Jay Geneske
Makes 12 four-ounce jars
- 6 pounds apples
- 5 cups water
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon all spice
- 1/2 teaspoon cloves
- Place apples in large pan, add water and bring to boil over high heat. Boil until apples break down, upwards of 30 minutes. Mash in pan or puree apples in blender.
- Return apples to pan, and add sugar and spices. Bring to a boil and then simmer for a few hours, until the sauce reaches your desired consistency.
- Freeze, or process in water bath for 10 minutes. View more at http://www.localfood.me.