Re: [gardeners] Applesauce/basil

Wendy Arons (
Mon, 6 Aug 2001 12:42:46 -0500

>Hi everyone: Delurking for a minute to ask a question. BTW, I'm always
>reading this list even though I don't post much anymore. Good to see your
>names, Margaret, George, Lucinda - everyone.
>I know there are a couple of folks on the list who are diabetic - as am I. I
>came across some nice June apples and I want to make chunky applesauce in a
>crackpot today. Question -- has anyone ever done this using Equal instead of
>sugar? I fear Equal would break down in the prolonged heat of the crockpot.

I make applesauce w/ no sugar at all, and it comes out sweet as can 
be.  Just cut up the apples, (core them of course, and peel them if 
you don't like peels in your sauce) add a little water, cinnamon to 
taste, and cook it down.  We freeze a ton of it and it's always great.