Here's the recipe for my From-Scratch Apple Pie in process. Step 2:
Peel, core, and cut the apples into eighths. I used 10 Cortland apples...because that's the kind of apple my grandma used in her pie.
To the apples, add 1 tablespoon flour, a dash of salt, 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and a heaping 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Toss the apples and seasonings together until all the apples are coated evenly.