Jul 29, Wash the apples, cut away obvious bad parts, and cut them in halves or quarters. Place in a large pot with an inch or two of water. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook about 20 minutes. Jun 22, If a branch had just fallen off my apple tree I would have decided that the apples are too unripe for anything, even jelly making. Sorry. I normally work on the presumption that, particularly on a cooking apple, there is no chance of any worthwhile apples before the blackberries are ripe - and even then the blackberries often have a 2 week start before the apples start dropping Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Sep 03, Just cut your apples into halves or quarters. Put them into a big pot, and barely cover with cold water. Cook them down very slowly, stirring occasionally so they don't stick to the bottom of the pot. (A heat diffuser is VERY helpful when doing this!)Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.
Send. sugar isn't what turns apples into vinegar per se, it's the vinegar fly's that spread the bacteria the vinegar needs if you don't have mother of vinegar available.
If you want to go crazy a cup to a gallon it's already overkill inoculant, the apple poly phenols content in the unripe apples that fall when the tree's self pruning are Damage by insects will cause premature dropping of apples. Apple maggots – the larval stage of a small fly – tunnel through apples while feeding. The damaged apples often fall from the tree prematurely. The plum curculio is another insect that feeds by burrowing through apples, causing fruit drop. The codling moth – the proverbial worm in.