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.
Auntie Babs was largely in charge of making the crust:
One down. We actually thought we'd made 9 pies and then we realized upon counting that we'd actually made 10. One for the freezer :) woo!
The finished product! Definitely a big project. Stay tuned for our Mass Gingerbread bake-athon coming in December. That one is even crazier :)