'Apples of New York'
Apples of New York is a book that tells the rousing good story of how New York State became the Big Apple.It starts with the colonists importing their beloved apples from Europe.Onto the Revolutionary war,Civil war ,both World wars and it reveals the surprising connection with the Harlem Renaissance, Russia , so much more. Included are 26 full color, full page Botanical paintings of Heritage apples by the renowned artist A.L. DuBois with a listing of orchards where they are grown and sold.Also there is coverage of the many apple festivals that exist throughout the state. Then we need to remember the reason apples are the most popular fruit in the world. So 23 heritage and modern recipes are included.Some come from the famous Culinary Institute of America.