Apple varieties. Here is a list of apples and their best uses. Some disease resistant and tasty varieties have been developed through a joint breeding program of purdue rutgers and university of illinois. There are certain varieties that are better for cooking and other varieties that are best for eating out of hand.
The below apple varieties are available and are at the peak of season from september through october. Prima priscilla priam sir prize jonafree redfree dayton williams pride and mcshay varieties came out of this program. Medium size sweet juicy crisp firm very long storage life.
With nearly 700 growers and 10000000 trees we produce enough apples each year to bake 500 million apple pies. Washington us 2011 the autumn glory variety is a hybrid of the fuji apple and the golden delicious apple featuring a red over golden background. The golden delicious is a perfect pick for any recipe.
They do well in soups salads appetizers entrees and of course in desserts. Enjoy as a snack in homemade applesauce or add slices to a salad or grilled cheese quesdilla for a sweet crunch. A very old apple variety with a drab appearance which belies a unique peardrop flavour.
Reach for a golden delicious as an all purpose apple for snacking salads baking freezing sauces and more. Apples are the quintessential northwest fruit and they are one of the most versatile foods in the kitchen. New york grows more apple varieties than any other state.
All about apples pears plums and cherries and orchards where they are grown. Ashmeads kernel is also one of very small number of english apple varieties that also thrives in north america. More than 100 apple varieties are grown commercially in the united states but a total of 15 popular varieties account for almost 90 percent of production.
Very sweet firm flesh with a subtle cinnamon flavour. This colorful apple is crunchy and sweet with a firm and very juicy flesh.