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investigation of the cooking qualities of certain apple varieties by Harriett Barbara Gardner

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Written in English


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  • Apples.

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Statementby Harriett Barbara Gardner.
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Pagination74 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages74
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Open LibraryOL17957060M

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  Tom Burford, an expert on heirloom apple varieties who helped restore the fruit’s exalted place in American culture, died March 29 in Bedford, Va. There are heirloom varieties that have been around for hundreds of years and apple growers are constantly creating new varieties to meet consumer tastes and is no exception. Scroll down this page for a table of dozens of apple varieties includingphotos and their characteristics and best uses.   Often, the cause of this is a soft apple variety that doesn’t hold up in the oven. When you use the right kinds of apples for your recipes, your dishes can go from good to delicious! Below is a list of the best apples for baking and cooking. Note that some familiar apple varieties may be missing because they are best eaten fresh. American Apple Varieties and Characteristics - Alphabetical Listing! looks to have apples ripening on their normal schedule. There have been few late frosts in the main apple growing regions, rain and temperatures have been good, so the year is shaping up well for a good apple crop.

  The most complete cookbook for enjoying and cooking with apples. The Apple Lover's Cookbook celebrates the beauty of apples in all their delicious variety, taking you from the orchard to the kitchen with recipes both sweet (like Apple-Stuffed Biscuit Buns and Blue Ribbon Deep-Dish Apple Pie) and savory (like Cider-Brined Turkey and Apple Squash Gratin).Reviews: An unusual apple with a very dense flesh and an intense aromatic flavor, quite similar to the well-known Winesap apple to which it is possibly related. A late-season apple which needs to be stored for a month or so before use. The strong flavour makes this a useful apple for the kitchen or for cider. Each apple variety is uniquely suited to specific uses because of its ’ flavor profile, firmness of flesh, how the sugars in the fruit convert when used in cooking, and other characteristics. We also need to keep in mind that like all produce, the apple’s shelf life can impact the quality greatly. What is a Cider Apple? While a ‘cider apple’ could be any apple that ends up in a cider, it’s a bit more instructive to ask what a cider-specific apple variety is. Cider-specific apples are, typically, those apple varieties that have been cultivated specifically for making into cider, and which have certain characteristics–high levels of acid, tannin, or sugar–which make them.