This post is a nod to Lori Skoog and to Kate Jackson who regularly post enticing food photos. Recently Lori posted a photo of an apple pie she was in the midst of baking, and it set off such hunger and yearning pangs that I went out in search of apples that very day.
At a local farm, I found Honeycrisps (shown above), an apple I'd been searching for since reading an article on apple growing in The New Yorker. I'd never eaten a Honeycrisp before - but, oh, are they good. The name describes them well.
So, I made the pie. Here it is waiting for top crust and crimping: