For Tu b’Shevat, Julia challenged herself to use as many parts of the tree as possible. The result was a “whole-tree” apple crumble including fruit, nuts, bark, buds and sap.
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This year I’m celebrating Tu b’Shevat by seeing how many seasonal treats I can get from the trees around me. This apple crumble combines six different tree-grown ingredients, including fruit, nuts, buds, bark and sap.
“Farmer Julia” paid a visit to her friend’s pre-K class to teach her curious students about apple varieties, how they grow and how to make applesauce. Of course, there was a taste-test, too.
Applesauce is a simple and delicious use for the bounty of apples that turn up each fall. Plus, canned applesauce makes a perfect holiday gift. I like to bring jars of it to friends’ homes when I’m invited over for Chanukah. Like a bottle of wine, it’s a gift they can serve and enjoy that…