It’s apple picking time in Tennessee through October. Here’s how to keep your local apples fresh, even after they’ve been sliced: Ascorbic acid—Vitamin C—is the magic that keeps apples and other fruits crisp and fresh after cutting. Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, but there are probably other things in your house right now that will work just as well. Want to know more about how to keep local apples fresh for as long as possible? Click here to find farm direct apples.
Tammy Algood develops for The Tennessee Magazine recipes that feature farm-fresh Tennessee food. Those fresh, local ingredients will always add cleaner, more flavorful foods to your table. We recommend visiting local farms and farmers markets to find the freshest seasonal produce. For more information about our recipes, contact Algood at [email protected]