Step One: Drive out to Western Mass and pick some apples.
Me and My sister under an apple tree:
Me Auntie BB and Jenn :
Step two: Pull out your ancient cookbook full of secret recipes, bonus points if it falls apart on contact.
I'm actually not sure what the exact recipe was for these pies, as we were pretty much divided into tasks. I can tell you I probably sliced a few million apples though. I'm still sticky.