I hate apple butter. What's with that vile color, that repugnant texture, that lack of apple taste? And the gravest sin of all, not sweet! Here's a jam recipe for bright apples wallowing in a lush, sweet caramelized apple puree.
At the tail end of quince season, this butter is a great way to use quince too ripe for jam. Use a food processor if mashing fruit through a food mill isn't an option -- and throw in extra rosemary for a headier, more savory flavor.