apple preservation

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by agnes_day, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    tomorrow, the oldest and i have a chance to get all the apples we want, and there are lots!
    can you make applesauce, apple rings, or pie filling, etc and freeze it? if so, how? i dont have a canner so i am trying to think of alternatives.
     
  2. LivinNewDreamInND

    LivinNewDreamInND Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mom has apple trees and she peels them, slices them, blanches them and them freezes them in the right quantities for pies or other recipes she is planning through out the year. Usually she does a half way full gallon bag with all the air taken out and cooled before freezing.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    There is a recipe on here for apple butter.. Check it out..
    it looks real easy and yummy! [​IMG]
     
  4. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    ok, with freezer bags..will they last for months on end?? and will those plastic freezer containers as well?
    thanks for the ideas everyone!
     
  5. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I make applesauce and freeze it in old yogurt containers. It keeps for a year.
     

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