The Peeler

By taggart  
The Peeler

Apple Butter Day

My re-enactor neighbors were hosting an Apple Butter making day in their 1750's kitchen---Apple butter, a roasted chicken, boiled potatoes, pies and breads----

So here sits the gal who peeled a couple bushels of huge apples!

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
7 Oct 2012 12:27AM
All sounds quite mouth watering, Jenn, and the display so well captured here with the cook's hands just OOF in the b/g.
Very nicely done.

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Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 12:51AM
This image has an old world charm to it.
The apple butter sounds wonderful.
I made apple crumbles today with a gift of small eating apples from
a friend's garden.
I kept the skins on!!!
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
7 Oct 2012 1:33AM
Love this one Jenn! Just made an apple pie to take to a friends today. But this sounds like so much fun and I love apple butter. Patti Tongue
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
7 Oct 2012 1:41AM
I have had plenty apple pies and plenty cider Jenn,
but never had apple butter !!
Sounds very appealing !!
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
7 Oct 2012 5:09AM
Very nice image which takes me back many moons to when the world was still young and grandma a master chef producing amazing taste sensations from her kitchen Smile I love the image Smile
dven Plus
13 25 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 6:55AM
A great way to display depth of field ,lovey shot

fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
7 Oct 2012 7:33AM
Excellent use of depth of field to produce this fine image.

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 8:12AM
brilliant light and detail jenn wonderful dof a cracker nice one Wink
Jocelia 7 2 1 Australia
7 Oct 2012 8:36AM
Wow, this peeler must be a fast one if it's to be done all alone.
No apples here yet as the trees are only just comimg back into bud.
I made a rhubarb pie last week though for Sunday dinner. Then on Tuseday
we moved and seperated all the crowns into a new spot with enriched soil.
Good fun.

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
7 Oct 2012 8:43AM
Good use of the dof, Jenn, slightly noisy image but beautifully composed. After your first mention of Apple Butter, I have found a supplier in the UK and await delivery. Grin

pascalg Plus
10 37 France
7 Oct 2012 8:46AM
nice capture!
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 9:04AM
A wonderful homely image, one which brings back many fond memories when as kids we would go 'scrumpying' and come home with an arm full of apples and mum would make a delicious apple pie. This would be donned with lashings of clotted cream and devoured in earnest.

Regards Nathan
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 9:14AM
Peeled, but the cores left in. I don't know apple butter, must do some Googling.
Much more importantly this is superb, and exemplifies your style of reportage. Sympathetic, unintrusive, informing through delight.
9 10 10 England
7 Oct 2012 9:15AM
The apples so crisp and the hands that do the work just oof - a perfect combination.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 9:18AM
Apple butter indeed? Great use if dof as already stated by a few, but its the mood it evokes for me, we could just be sat there in the 1750's I guess. Nice one Jenn.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
7 Oct 2012 9:46AM
I consider it very unfair of you telling us about that mouth-watering meal!! Looks like a mountain of apples to get through and a well composed and captured image, very much "in the mood".

jdinne 15 16 England
7 Oct 2012 10:08AM
Wonderful Jenn, lovely composition, great dof and superb light. Very pleasing image.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 11:18AM
I have an apple peeler he's at work in the kitchen as we speakWink I dont know what I would do without himSmile
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
7 Oct 2012 11:18AM
Beautiful still life Jenn. My wife just bought me a nifty contraption that peels, cores and slices apples by turning a handle. Might come in handy here Wink
saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
7 Oct 2012 12:43PM
Sounds delicious, Jenn. My Mum used to make her own apple sauce to accompany roast pork, which was a favourite Sunday dinner at home. I guess the butter is sweeter?

Like the use of dof here, concentrating on the main ingredient, but the oof hands in the bg tell their own part of this story.

frz67 8 10 32 Italy
7 Oct 2012 1:26PM
love it!

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
7 Oct 2012 2:51PM
I would cheerfully take on task of peeling the apples for the chance of an invitation to that meal Joline. It sounds divine!!GrinGrinGrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
7 Oct 2012 3:03PM
What a different and very appealing image Jenn. I love it.......Sandy
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2012 3:35PM
How delicious and well taken and lit Jenn! You should enter this in the Pink Lady Apple Food Competition - you can find details on their website and there's money to be won! £5,000 first prize, I think. (A friend is one of the judges and runs the company in the UK.) I think this image is a winner!
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
7 Oct 2012 3:35PM
lovely focus, and my imagination flies on the waves of the perfume!
LexEquine 12 19 United States
7 Oct 2012 6:21PM
'Superb Image & Composition' ~ Peter
1881 6 India
7 Oct 2012 7:20PM
EXCELLENT all over.

------- SANJEEV -------
7 Oct 2012 8:05PM
Brilliant composition in both the image and the meal
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
8 Oct 2012 6:52AM
The perfect DOF.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
10 Oct 2012 7:01PM
I'm not surprised this image holds such wide apeel amongst the epz community

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