Sauce —Choose sweeter apples if you prefer unsweetened or low-sugar applesauce. Gala, Rome Beauty, Stayman, and Golden Delicious are highly recommended. Juice —Choose a combination of apples to achieve the sweet/tart flavor you prefer. Most apples are good juicers; Honey Crisp is considered a good choice for a balance of sweet and tart.
Gala (apple) Gala is a clonally propagated apple cultivar with a mild and sweet flavor. Gala apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, after Red Delicious and before Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Fuji (in order).
Gala, Rome Beauty, Stayman, and Golden Delicious are highly recommended. Juice —Choose a combination of apples to achieve the sweet/tart flavor you prefer. Most apples are good juicers; Honey Crisp is considered a good choice for a balance of sweet and tart. Freezing —(not on chart) Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, Stayman, Jonathan, Granny Smith.
Granny Smith is one of the best apples for baking pies. When cool nights precede harvest, Granny Smith apples may develop a rosy pink blush. The Granny Smith Festival is held annually in Eastwood, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, to celebrate the apple. Take stroll over to apple recipes, apple nutrition and apple storage for more apple information.
The Jonathan is red with a crunchy texture and a sweet-tart flavor that holds up in cooking. Other eating apples found in stores are Ida Reds, Yorks, Rome Beauties, and Winesaps. Some varieties are better suited for use in cooking, and the premiere pie apple is the Granny Smith.
Pink Lady® apples are elongated and have an asymmetrical shape. The skin is a vivid green covered in a pinkish blush which becomes a deeper shade of red where the apple was exposed to more sun. Pink Lady® apples have a crunchy texture and a tart taste with a sweet finish.
The Pippin apple is said to have originated as a chance seedling or “pip” near a swamp estate of Gersham Moore, in Newtown, Queens County, New York in 1730. One of the oldest apple varieties of the United Sates, the Pippin is said to have been a favorite of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Ben Franklin.
The Red Delicious apple is one of the most well know commercially grown apples in the United States. Throughout the years many different varieties have been developed in order to make improvements to the color of the apple as well as make it more suitable for travel and increase its shelf life.
Went apple picking at Smolak Farms in Massachusetts and spotted a row of what I thought were Golden Delicious. Finally came across the sign that said they were Shizuka which I'd never heard of. They were just as delicious as the Goldens and I'd definitely pick them again.