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You say ‘gal-la, I say ‘gay-la’

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NO MATTER how you pronounce it, Gala is among the very best sweet apples. It has more character and nuance than most sweet varieties, with …

How To Eat A Fresh Apple

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TWICE A DAY at least I reach into a paper bag in my refrigerator and pull out an apple. It could be any color, size, …

New England Apples From The USA

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THE AMAZING APPLE has traveled back and forth across America since its arrival in New England in 1623, and nearly half of the United States …

Winning Apple Pies Feature Golden Delicious, And A Mix

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JUDGING BEGAN earlier this year, late morning rather than early afternoon, and that meant a change in routine. Like a finely-tuned runner on marathon day, …

Late Season Gold (Delicious, Mutsu, and GoldRush) In Apple Bread Pudding

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GOLDEN APPLES have been potent symbols of beauty, desire, and power over centuries in cultures around the globe. They appear in fairy tales from Bulgaria, Germany, …

Admiring the Empire; apple dings and dents

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APPLE GROWERS spend their year trying to grow perfect fruit, and they succeed a remarkable amount of the time. The well-shaped, brilliantly colored, smooth-skinned apple …

Seeking the Westfield Seek-No-Further apple

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WHEN WAS THE LAST confirmed sighting of a Westfield Seek-No-Further? Has anyone seen a good Shamrock lately? Westfield Seek-No-Further is an heirloom dessert apple, dating back …