and even with the schoolboys using them as missiles (!),
there's more than enough for batch after batch of fresh applesauce:
This year, I've been using the recipe from Forgotten Skills of Cooking, which has worked perfectly. The ratio of apples to sugar is just right, unlike in my old American recipe, which wasn't written for cooking apples.
Such a super book in general. Though I haven't forgotten the skills--I just never knew them!