Saturday, October 29, 2011

Homemade Applesauce

The locally grown market has had apples for some time now. I wanted to make something with them but knew I wanted it to be something I have never made before.
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So why not try to make homemade applesauce! It turned out to be a great decision! The combination of smelling the apples cooking all day and then being able to eat a big ole tablespoon right out of the crockpot once it was done was all worth it.
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The whole process was very easy but time consuming. My hand was tired of peeling apples by the time I was finished.
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I peeled and then sliced them with the apple slicer.
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I added all the ingredients to the crockpot and turned it on low.
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Applesauce
8 medium apples any type (I used 10 because some were small)
3/4 Cup water
1 Cinnamon stick
1 Lemon peel
Juice of 1/2 a Lemon
5 Teaspoon brown sugar
Place all ingredients in crockpot. Cook on low for 6 hours. Stir apples occasionally. Sit back and smell the apples.
Take out cinnamon stick and lemon peel and enjoy!
Makes about 4 cups.

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