Choosing the Right Apple

Choosing the right apple

Choosing the right apple is not always easy. No matter if it is for cooking, eating, or growing it in your yard, choosing the right apple variety can be difficult.

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There are so many varieties of apples – over 3,000, which range from candy-sweet to mouth-puckeringly tart in they can vary in colors of gold, green, pink, and red. Below is a table to give you an inside of the most popular varieties and how to use them. Rome Beauty is the best choice for baked apples


CharacteristicsBest Uses
Arkansas BlackCrisp, juicyEating, sauce
BaldwinCrisp, juicyBaking, eating
BraeburnCrisp, sweet/tartEating, sauce, pie
BramleySweet tangyBaking, sauce
CortlandFragrant, tangySalads, baking, sauce, eating
EmpireSuper-crisp, sweet, juicyEating, salads
FujiSweet, juicyEating
GalaCrisp, flagrant, mildly tartEating, baking, sauce
Golden DeliciousJuicy, sweetSauce, baking, salads, eating
Granny SmithTart, crispBaking, eating
GravensteinCrisp, tartBaking, sauce
IdaredJuicy, fragrant, tartBaking
JonagoldTart, juicy, crispEating, baking
JonathanCrisp, juicyEating, sauce, pie
Lady AppleJuicy, intensely sweetEating, baking
MaepunFirm, fragrant, very flavorfulEating, baking
McIntoshTart, juicy, sllgh1ly spicy, very softEating, sauce
MutsuCrisp, juicyEating
Northern SpyFull-flavored, very firmBaking, eating
Red DeliciousCrisp, mildly tartEating
Rome BeautySlightly tart, firmBaking
SpartanWell-balanced, sweet, tartEating
WinesapSweet juicy wtth a .slightly fermented, winey flavorEating, sauce

Is Choosing the right apple difficult for you?

Please let me know what do you think and which is your favorite variaty of apples! Leave a comment below and tag @tryveganrecipes on Instagram and hashtag it #tryveganrecipes.