Apples … good to the core: But what is the difference between a Gala and a Fuji?
It's apple season and there are lots of different apples out
there, each with their own special attributes. Some are good for
cooking, others are best for snacking and some work for both.
(Left, top to bottom): Fuji, Granny Smith, Red Delicious and
Mcintosh. (Right, top to bottom): Honeycrisp, Rome, Gala, Golden
Delicious, Jonathan and Jazz. (SHNS photo by Scott Keeler / St.
Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 12:00 am
In the kitchen, apples are not interchangeable, which is why
it’s good to know a little before you buy them.
For those noshers who like firm apples, a soft-flesh McIntosh
will never do, and for those with a taste for tart, the only good
apple is a Granny Smith. Some apples are sweet (Red Delicious),
others are watery (Ginger Gold) and still others are best used in
baked goods (Rome Beauty).
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