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LAKEZURICHDANA SparkPoints: (101,841)
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8/27/13 9:44 A

Love honeycrisps but will eat most varieties except red and golden delicious and mackintosh.

MATTHEW0498 SparkPoints: (32,672)
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8/27/13 9:33 A

My favorite are the honeycrisp followed by the fuji.

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8/27/13 8:58 A

Thanks to the technology of CA (Controlled Atmosphere) which is where they basically put the apples to sleep, apples are usually available year round. I live in apple country I love to get my apples fresh off the tree. I worked in an apple warehouse for 16 years and packed fresh and CA'd apples. and had apples all the time. Now I work in a pawn shop and miss be able to have one when I wanted. My favorites are Blushing Goldens, Granny Smiths, and Golden Smoothies. I make pies with them too with a crumble topping.

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8/27/13 8:48 A

Pink Lady

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8/27/13 6:56 A

apples are #1.

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8/27/13 6:10 A

I don't like apples but loads of Pears and peaches


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8/27/13 6:03 A

Pink ladies are our first choice

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,260
8/27/13 5:56 A

Granny Smith are my favorites and any mushy apples are my worst

EMPRESSAMQ Posts: 5,077
8/27/13 3:52 A

I don't have a particular favorite. I like them all.

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FAITHP44 SparkPoints: (68,059)
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8/27/13 3:33 A

I like Gala best - never come across honey crisp. Does anyone know if they're available in UK?

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8/26/13 11:21 P

I like all kinds of apples!!!

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8/26/13 7:52 P

I like ALL apples...lol

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JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 1,171
8/26/13 7:49 P

Honeycrisp is my favorite. The Granny Smith and Fuji. This year I haven't been able to get Granny Smith apples as much for some reason.

BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,359
8/26/13 7:06 P

Best apples are "Ambrosia" apples - but i think they are kind of "local" and not well known or distributed. They are similar to gala, which I also like (but sometimes find a bit sweet).

Not a fan of Delicious - as a kid these were the main kind available and they were invariably dry and mealy and not sweet, blecccch! HOWEVER if you happen to get one that has been properly harvested (*after* after a hard frost), they are shockingly quite good. But it's rare to get one straight-off-the-tree like that, unless you live in orchard country.

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LOUIE-LILY Posts: 2,480
8/26/13 6:57 P

Fuji are the best :)

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8/26/13 5:43 P

pink lady are the bomb!!!

NSPIXIE SparkPoints: (44,896)
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8/26/13 5:22 P

I like golden and red delicious, cortland and macintosh.

Edited by: NSPIXIE at: 8/26/2013 (17:23)
RONNIEHUEY Posts: 11,810
8/26/13 4:06 P

Green apples-Don't like Golden Delicious-to sweet!

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FIRYMIST35 Posts: 1,154
8/26/13 4:04 P

Honeycrisp and pink lady are good bets from the supermarket. Criterions, romes and winesaps are excellent as well as some less well known varieties. I love northern spies.

WOODSYCHICK Posts: 75
8/26/13 3:57 P

My favourites are:

Pink Lady
Gala
Honeycrisp

My least favourite (unsure of the name) is the dark red, tall, yellow grainy fleshed one. It tastes like sadness. Does anyone know it's proper name?

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8/26/13 3:47 P

I like small red delicious apples!

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8/26/13 3:27 P

Interesting list of apples we have for our favorites.

I was looking up on-line information about the many kinds of apples. I found a bit of info about Yates, which is often used as a cider apple, like Winesap. I also found out that Jazz, which I really like, is a cross between Gala and Braeburn. And even though I do not like Granny Smith (except in pies and with caramel dipping sauce), I found out that Braeburn is probably a cross between Granny Smith and Lady Hamilton. And even though I don't like Golden Delicious, I found out that my favorite apple, Cripps Pink, is a cross between Golden Delicious and Lady Williams.

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8/26/13 1:57 P

For eating plain I like Fuji, or Honeycrisp if they go on a really good sale. For adding into things (like baked goods or oatmeal), I prefer Granny Smith. Even used one recently to grate up and add to a lean ground pork burger.

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8/26/13 1:54 P

Pink Lady
Granny Smith

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8/26/13 1:44 P

Macouns and Macintosh are my favorites for eating.


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PARKSCANADA Posts: 4,220
8/26/13 1:35 P

My favourites are Macs, Pink Lady and Granny Smith, my least favourite are Red Delicious

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8/26/13 1:34 P

I'm allowed one a day. Figi, Gala, Empire, Granny Smith.. ones that are rock hard, crunchy and tasty!

Hot, cold, sliced with cheese, crushed into salsa, with chocolate powder or cinnamon.. oh, the possibilities.

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8/26/13 1:27 P

my absolute favorite are yates - but they are very difficult to find

I usually buy a bag of red delicious - buying them pre-bagged is cheaper and they are smaller (built in portion control)

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8/26/13 1:21 P

Honeycrisps are great, sometimes they get too big and lose a little of their magic.

SHERYLDS Posts: 12,824
8/26/13 1:19 P

Macoun Apples
Grannys

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EWL978 Posts: 2,021
8/26/13 1:17 P

good old fashioned macintosh!!

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8/26/13 1:16 P

I can buy Braeburn apples most of the year in our local grocery store (I live in a very small town). I like them a lot. I also can often buy Gala. I could buy red and golden delicious, but I don't like either. The store also sells Granny Smith, but I don't like those, either. Occasionally, our store gets in Fuji. I also like them. I have too bought Honeycrisp, which are outstanding, Jazz, and Cripps Pink (PInk Ladies), oh so good! These are my favorite apples in order:

1) Cripps Pink
2) Honeycrisp
3) Jazz
4) Braeburn
5) Gala
6) Fuji

What are your most favorite and least favorite apples to eat raw?

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