Orchard Applesauce
recipe from Lisa @The Cutting Edge of Ordinary - adapted from a recipe in Yankee Magazine

8 medium size apples (I used a combination of Cortland and Macoun).
1 cup apple cider (apple juice would work too)
½ cup granulated sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Peel and core the apples and cut into hunks. I put my apples through a corer/peeler/slicer machine, but if you don’t have one a knife will do the job just as well. Place the apples in a medium size saucepan and add the remaining ingredients. Cook until it comes to a boil and then turn the heat down and let it simmer for 15 – 20 minutes. Let it cool for about a half hour or so then take a potato masher and mash it to the consistency you like. Cool to room temperature then cover and refrigerate.