It's Fall When You Smell The Apple Butter

For Maize family, making apple butter the old-fashioned way is tradition of fall and bonding of family.

Fall is certainly a season of traditions. For one Maize farm family, there is no bigger tradition that their annual making of apple butter. For more than 75 years, six generations of Woodards have made a delicious spread to enjoy in their own kitchens and share with friends. It requires three bushels of fresh Jonathan apples, 25-pound bags of sugar, 13 family members and eight hours of continuously stirring the potion. The end result is more than 100 jars of apple butter, hours of laughter and years of memories.

Here is a slideshow of the annual tradition of 2010.

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