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  1. #1
    merryb Guest

    Default Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

  2. #2
    Brooklyn1 Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:18:31 -0800 (PST), merryb <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    >It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    >cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    >started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    >just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!


    How much did you end up with?

  3. #3
    ItsJoanNotJoann Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 6:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:
    > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!


    >
    >

    I'll be watching my mail for my half pint jar that I know you will be
    shipping Monday morning.



  4. #4
    Kalmia Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 7:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:
    > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!


    Did you set the crockpot on low, or did you have some time on high?

    What kind of apple did you use?

    Net cost of making it? Worth the effort?

  5. #5
    merryb Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 4:41*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:18:31 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > >cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > >started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > >just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >
    > How much did you end up with?


    3 pint jars and 3 half pints, plus about another cup and a half that's
    in the fridge as I didn't prep enough jars...

  6. #6
    merryb Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 5:02*pm, Kalmia <tweeny90...@mypacks.net> wrote:
    > On Nov 12, 7:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:
    >
    > > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >
    > Did you set the crockpot on low, or did you have some time on high?
    >
    > What kind of apple did you use?
    >
    > Net cost of making it? *Worth the effort?


    I actually set it on warm as my pot runs hot. It was also cooked a bit
    on the stove to get the apples soft before going in the crockpot. At 1
    this afternoon, I took the lid off and turned the temp to low as it
    was still too liquidy, and let it go for a couple of hours. I spent
    13.95 on a box of 23#...I must admit I'm unsure of the variety- I know
    they are NOT Gala, Granny's, red or golden delicious, Fuji,...they
    looked like Honeycrisp, and had a crisp texture. Jonagold? And since
    my husband helped peel them, it was worth the effort I think! If I get
    good critique from the gifted ones, then yes, it's a do over. I was
    really surprised that the cinnamon flavor did not disappear over the
    long cooking time- the Penzey's Vietnamese rocks!

  7. #7
    merryb Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 4:55*pm, ItsJoanNotJoann <itsjoannotjo...@webtv.net> wrote:
    > On Nov 12, 6:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:
    >
    > > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >
    > I'll be watching my mail for my half pint jar that I know you will be
    > shipping Monday morning.
    >
    >


    If you can get your hiney here tomorrow morning, we are having
    biscuits, eggs, and bacon(or leftover prime rib)!

  8. #8
    Brooklyn1 Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:23:55 -0800 (PST), merryb <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    >On Nov 12, 4:41*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:18:31 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >> >It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    >> >cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    >> >started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    >> >just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >>
    >> How much did you end up with?

    >
    >3 pint jars and 3 half pints, plus about another cup and a half that's
    >in the fridge as I didn't prep enough jars...


    Heading for a half gallon... okay, then it was worth doing. Next time
    see if you have a pick your own orchard nearby... and usually an
    orchard will sell bushels of drops for cheap.

  9. #9
    Brooklyn1 Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:35:29 -0800 (PST), merryb <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    >On Nov 12, 5:02*pm, Kalmia <tweeny90...@mypacks.net> wrote:
    >> On Nov 12, 7:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:
    >>
    >> > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    >> > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    >> > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    >> > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >>
    >> Did you set the crockpot on low, or did you have some time on high?
    >>
    >> What kind of apple did you use?
    >>
    >> Net cost of making it? *Worth the effort?

    >
    >I actually set it on warm as my pot runs hot. It was also cooked a bit
    >on the stove to get the apples soft before going in the crockpot. At 1
    >this afternoon, I took the lid off and turned the temp to low as it
    >was still too liquidy, and let it go for a couple of hours. I spent
    >13.95 on a box of 23#...I must admit I'm unsure of the variety- I know
    >they are NOT Gala, Granny's, red or golden delicious, Fuji,...they
    >looked like Honeycrisp, and had a crisp texture. Jonagold? And since
    >my husband helped peel them, it was worth the effort I think! If I get
    >good critique from the gifted ones, then yes, it's a do over. I was
    >really surprised that the cinnamon flavor did not disappear over the
    >long cooking time- the Penzey's Vietnamese rocks!


    What did you do with the parings and cores?

  10. #10
    merryb Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 6:04*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:35:29 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > >On Nov 12, 5:02*pm, Kalmia <tweeny90...@mypacks.net> wrote:
    > >> On Nov 12, 7:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:

    >
    > >> > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > >> > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > >> > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today.I
    > >> > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >
    > >> Did you set the crockpot on low, or did you have some time on high?

    >
    > >> What kind of apple did you use?

    >
    > >> Net cost of making it? *Worth the effort?

    >
    > >I actually set it on warm as my pot runs hot. It was also cooked a bit
    > >on the stove to get the apples soft before going in the crockpot. At 1
    > >this afternoon, I took the lid off and turned the temp to low as it
    > >was still too liquidy, and let it go for a couple of hours. I spent
    > >13.95 on a box of 23#...I must admit I'm unsure of the variety- I know
    > >they are NOT Gala, Granny's, red or golden delicious, Fuji,...they
    > >looked like Honeycrisp, and had a crisp texture. Jonagold? *And since
    > >my husband helped peel them, it was worth the effort I think! If I get
    > >good critique from the gifted ones, then yes, it's a do over. I was
    > >really surprised that the cinnamon flavor did not disappear over the
    > >long cooking time- the Penzey's Vietnamese rocks!

    >
    > What did you do with the parings and cores?


    Fed them to the chickens... happy girls!

  11. #11
    merryb Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 6:02*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:23:55 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >On Nov 12, 4:41*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:18:31 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > >> wrote:

    >
    > >> >It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > >> >cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > >> >started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > >> >just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >
    > >> How much did you end up with?

    >
    > >3 pint jars and 3 half pints, plus about another cup and a half that's
    > >in the fridge as I didn't prep enough jars...

    >
    > Heading for a half gallon... okay, then it was worth doing. *Next time
    > see if you have a pick your own orchard nearby... and usually an
    > orchard will sell bushels of drops for cheap.


    Unfortunately, E WA is the place for that and I am in the western
    part. I guess if I was on a mission- maybe sometime! I bought them
    from a guy who does this thru the seasons and sets up a truck on the
    side of the road. He is a really nice older gent, so I am happy to
    support him. Plus, I still think I got a good deal- his stuff is
    pretty nice and he insists on loading it into your car! I know Ranee
    knows of "Ron the Apple Man"...

  12. #12
    Brooklyn1 Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:17:13 -0800 (PST), merryb <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    >On Nov 12, 6:04*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:35:29 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> >On Nov 12, 5:02*pm, Kalmia <tweeny90...@mypacks.net> wrote:
    >> >> On Nov 12, 7:18*pm, merryb <msg...@juno.com> wrote:

    >>
    >> >> > It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    >> >> > cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    >> >> > started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    >> >> > just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >>
    >> >> Did you set the crockpot on low, or did you have some time on high?

    >>
    >> >> What kind of apple did you use?

    >>
    >> >> Net cost of making it? *Worth the effort?

    >>
    >> >I actually set it on warm as my pot runs hot. It was also cooked a bit
    >> >on the stove to get the apples soft before going in the crockpot. At 1
    >> >this afternoon, I took the lid off and turned the temp to low as it
    >> >was still too liquidy, and let it go for a couple of hours. I spent
    >> >13.95 on a box of 23#...I must admit I'm unsure of the variety- I know
    >> >they are NOT Gala, Granny's, red or golden delicious, Fuji,...they
    >> >looked like Honeycrisp, and had a crisp texture. Jonagold? *And since
    >> >my husband helped peel them, it was worth the effort I think! If I get
    >> >good critique from the gifted ones, then yes, it's a do over. I was
    >> >really surprised that the cinnamon flavor did not disappear over the
    >> >long cooking time- the Penzey's Vietnamese rocks!

    >>
    >> What did you do with the parings and cores?

    >
    >Fed them to the chickens... happy girls!


    Eggs with stems! hehe

  13. #13
    Brooklyn1 Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:24:05 -0800 (PST), merryb <[email protected]>
    wrote:

    >On Nov 12, 6:02*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:23:55 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >> >On Nov 12, 4:41*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    >> >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:18:31 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    >> >> wrote:

    >>
    >> >> >It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    >> >> >cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    >> >> >started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    >> >> >just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >>
    >> >> How much did you end up with?

    >>
    >> >3 pint jars and 3 half pints, plus about another cup and a half that's
    >> >in the fridge as I didn't prep enough jars...

    >>
    >> Heading for a half gallon... okay, then it was worth doing. *Next time
    >> see if you have a pick your own orchard nearby... and usually an
    >> orchard will sell bushels of drops for cheap.

    >
    >Unfortunately, E WA is the place for that and I am in the western
    >part. I guess if I was on a mission- maybe sometime! I bought them
    >from a guy who does this thru the seasons and sets up a truck on the
    >side of the road. He is a really nice older gent, so I am happy to
    >support him. Plus, I still think I got a good deal- his stuff is
    >pretty nice and he insists on loading it into your car! I know Ranee
    >knows of "Ron the Apple Man"...


    You need to plant some apple trees.

  14. #14
    merryb Guest

    Default Re: Apple Butter in a crockpot results

    On Nov 12, 6:53*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:24:05 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > >On Nov 12, 6:02*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 17:23:55 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > >> wrote:

    >
    > >> >On Nov 12, 4:41*pm, Brooklyn1 <Gravesend1> wrote:
    > >> >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 16:18:31 -0800 (PST), merryb <msg...@juno.com>
    > >> >> wrote:

    >
    > >> >> >It works! Used 6# of apples, 2 cups of cider, one and a half teaspoon
    > >> >> >cinnamon (Penzey's Vietnamese) and half a teaspoon of cloves. I
    > >> >> >started it about 9 last night, and it was not done until 3 pm today. I
    > >> >> >just got done canning it- it almost looks like chocolate sauce!

    >
    > >> >> How much did you end up with?

    >
    > >> >3 pint jars and 3 half pints, plus about another cup and a half that's
    > >> >in the fridge as I didn't prep enough jars...

    >
    > >> Heading for a half gallon... okay, then it was worth doing. *Next time
    > >> see if you have a pick your own orchard nearby... and usually an
    > >> orchard will sell bushels of drops for cheap.

    >
    > >Unfortunately, E WA is the place for that and I am in the western
    > >part. I guess if I was on a mission- maybe sometime! I bought them
    > >from a guy who does this thru the seasons and sets up a truck on the
    > >side of the road. He is a really nice older gent, so I am happy to
    > >support him. Plus, I still think I got a good deal- his stuff is
    > >pretty nice and he insists on loading it into your car! I know Ranee
    > >knows of "Ron the Apple Man"...

    >
    > You need to plant some apple trees.


    I don't think we have enough sun here for that, plus our property is
    pretty much a forest! Maybe one of these days I will figure out how to
    post a picture, but without years of work, it's not a reality.

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