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Apple Guide

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Buying
:
1 lb. apples = about 2 ¾ cups pared and sliced apples
2 lbs. apples = 6-8 medium or enough for one 9” pie

Freezing:
Wash, peel, quarter and core apples; slice as desired.  Treat with Fruit-Fresh Produce Protector (prevents browning) according to package directions.  Dry pack with or without sugar or use a syrup pack.

Storing:
The best way to store apples is inside a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator.

Pies:
To make a 9-inch pie, you will need 2 pounds of apples (6–8 medium apples).


Apple Variety
Flavor*
Texture
Fresh & Salad
Pie
Sauce
Baking
Braeburn
Slightly Tart
Crisp
Very Good
Excellent
Good
Very Good
Cameo
Sweet
Slightly Crisp
Very Good
Very Good
Good
Very Good
Cortland
Slightly Tart
Crisp
Excellent
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Fireside
Slightly Sweet
Slightly Crisp
Excellent
Fair
Fair
Good
Fuji
Sweet
Crisp
Excellent
Good
Fair
Very
Good
Gala
Slightly Sweet
Slightly Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Fair
Very Good
Gingergold
Slightly Sweet
Slightly Crisp
Very Good
Very Good
Good
Fair
Golden Delicious
Sweet
Tender
Excellent
Excellent
Very Good
Very Good
Granny Smith
Tart
Crisp
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Haralson
Tart
Crisp
Very Good
Excellent
Good
Very Good
Honeycrisp
Sweet/ Tart
Extra Crisp
Excellent
Excellent
Good
Very Good
Honeygold
Sweet
Slightly Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Very Good
Good
Jazz
Sweet/
Tart
Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Fair
Jonagold
Sweet
Slightly Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Fair
Excellent
Lady Alice
Sweet/
Tart
Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Very Good
Good
McIntosh
Slightly Tart
Tender
Very Good
Good
Very Good
Fair
Paula Red
Slightly Tart
Slightly Crisp
Very Good
Excellent
Good
Excellent
Piñata
Zesty/ Tangy
Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Excellent
Very Good
Pink Lady
Sweet/ Tart
Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Excellent
Very Good
Red Delicious
Sweet
Crisp
Excellent
Fair
Fair
Poor
Regent
Sweet
Crisp
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Good
Rome Beauty
Slightly Tart
Slightly Crisp
Fair
Very Good
Very Good
Excellent
SweeTango 
Sweet/ Tart
Extra Crisp
Excellent
Excellent
Good
Very Good
Zestar
Zesty
Slightly Crisp
Excellent
Good
Good
Good

*Varieties may vary in flavor and texture according to the season