Sucanat is an organic sugar that is made from dehydrated freshly squeezed sugar cane juice. It is widely available in good organic produce stores (such as Whole Foods). Sucanat can be substituted for … [more]

Melrose apple

From CF Fresh : The Melrose is a cross between the Jonathan and Red Delicious, dating from World War II. It has large, dense fruit with dull red skin liberally speckled with yellow cells, … [more]

Sommerfeld apple

The Sommerfeld is a large, sweet apple with firm, crisp, juicy flesh. Its flavor is well balanced, sweet, and similar to the Fuji. It is excellent for baking, salads or snacks. The Sommerfeld was … [more]

Braeburn apple

Uses: eating and baking Origin: New Zealand The Braeburn originated in New Zealand in the late 1940s and was introduced in the U.S. in the early 1980s. One of the most flavorful apples in the world, … [more]

Pink Lady® Apple

This apple is a delight! I can never eat too much of it. The aromatic, crunchy flesh fulfills everything I expect from a delicious fruit. Works great in cooking too. The Pink Lady┬« is an new … [more]

York Imperial apple

Description: Yellow skin blushed with pinkish red and faintly striped with bright red. Use: baking, cooking Origin: Pennnsylvania [more]

Winesap apple

Description: Medium sized, round, dark red fruit with crisp, juicy yellow flesh with a spicy, vinous flavor and aroma. Use: eating, cider Origin: United States From CF Fresh : Winesap is one of the … [more]

Rome Beauty apple

Description: Very round fruit, medium to very large, with handsomely striped to almost solid red, thick skin. Dryish flesh and very mild. Use: baking Origin: Ohio Rome is the ideal red apple. It is … [more]


Description: Fruit beautiful deep red color, size variable. Flesh white, firm, tender, very juicy, flavor characteristically aromatic, perfumed. Use: eating, cooking, baking, cider Origin: Canada … [more]

Jonathan Apple

Description: Medium-sized attractive fruit, striped red with touches of green. Flesh juicy and crisp. Spicy tang. Use: eating, sauces, cider Origin: New York [more]

Idared apple

Description: Pale green-yellow fruit, flushed bright crimson-red with indistinct striping. Firm, green or pink tinged flesh has a pleasant flavor. Use: eating Origin: Idaho [more]

Granny Smith apple

Description: Green, crisp and tart. Use: eating, baking Origin: Australia Americans love the Granny Smith. We bake it, sauce it, slice it, caramel it, juice it, but most of all, we like to simply … [more]

Golden Delicious apple

Description: Large golden yellow fruit. Firm, crisp, juicy, flavorful flesh. Mild sweet distinctive flavor. Origin: West Virginia Use: eating baking [more]

Gala apple

Description: Medium size, conical to round fruit with yellow skin patterned with bright orange-red. Firm, juicy, fine textured, yellow white flesh. Sweet slightly tart flavor. Use: eating Origin: New … [more]

Fuji apple

With 9% to 11% sugar by weight Fuji apples are very sweet. Many consider them great for apple pie and other baking in addition to eating them fresh. Those who prefer tart apples would be wise to look … [more]

Empire apple

Description: Dark red with heavy, waxy bloom. Creamy white juicy, flesh. High dessert quality also good for cider. Use: eating, cooking, baking, cider Origin: New York [more]

Crispin apple

Description: Small to medium. Very bright mid-range red over yellow. Extremely crisp. Moderately sweet. Use: eating Origin: PRI (Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Co Op) [more]

Cortland apple

Description: flush of crimson against a pale yellow background with random short, dark red stripes and gray green dots. Very white crisp, sweet flesh. Use: eating Origin: New York [more]

Apples (types)

Even though the apple tree originated in an area between the Caspin and the Black Sea and was introduced to United States by way of New York by the European settlers who brought seeds with them in …

Canola oil

A light tasteless oil derived from the rapeseed plant. Canola is low in saturated fats (the bad guys) and high in cholesterol balancing monounsaturated fats (the good guys). It also contains Omega-3 … [more]

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