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Apples, Law Rome

Apples, Law Rome

Law Rome apples are a Fall variety that is semi-sweet and mostly promoted as a cooking apple.  They can also be eaten raw, but they don’t have the crispness of most eating apples.  We could not find any specific nutritional information for Law Rome apples, so we’ve included only general apple nutritional information. Previous Fruit: http://veganvenue.org/apples-jersey-mac/ […]

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Apples, Jersey Mac

Apples, Jersey Mac

Jersey Mac apples are a sweet/tart crisp early variety, and like all early varieties, they need to be kept refrigerated in order to keep their crispness. They are a medium-sized mostly red apple with splashes of greenish-yellow. Jersey macs are a great eating apple, either plain or cut on a salad, and can be baked […]

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Apples, Honeycrisp

Apples, Honeycrisp

We consider the honeycrisp apple to be an excellent eating and cooking apple.  They are crisp with a sweet-tart flavor.  Honeycrisp apples were produced from a cross of Macoun and Honeygold apples.  The skin color is 60 to 90 percent distinctive mottled red over a yellow background. A nearly solid red coloration develops only if […]

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Apples, Harrell's Red

Apples, Harrell’s Red

We saw these Harrell’s Red apples at a farm store.  This was the first and only place we have seen them, and decided to try them.  They are crisp and have a good flavor.  We have not been able to find any information about them, and suspect that it’s a newly developed variety. As a […]

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Apples, Ginger Gold

Apples, Ginger Gold

Ginger gold apples are a relatively new variety of early apples, which are now being sold in supermarkets as well as farm stores. They are sweet and crisp when newly harvested in late summer and early fall.  When they are placed in storage prior to sale, or are left unrefrigerated, some of the crispness may […]

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Apples, Geneva Early

Apples, Geneva Early

Apples, Geneva Early are a refrigerated vegan pantry ingredient that are eaten, as is, or incorporated into various recipes. As the name implies, Geneva early apples mature early in the season.  We purchased these on July 11th at a local farm store, making them one of the earliest ripening apples.  They have a good eating […]

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Apples, Gala

Apples, Gala

Gala apples are sweet, like a red delicious apple, and crispy.  They are an excellent eating apple.  Like any other apple variety, they are best if purchased soon after harvesting.  Select gala apples that are firm and free of bruises and blemishes. We could not find specific nutritional information about gala apples, so we have […]

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Apples, Fuji

Apples, Fuji

Fuji apples are an excellent eating apple with a crisp sweet flavor, and have excellent keeping qualities.  They were developed  by crossing a Ralls Janet apple with a Red Delicious apple.  They have a mottled red skin over a yellow background; the redder the skin, the more direct sunlight the apple was exposed to while […]

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Apples, Crispin (Matsu)

Apples, Crispin (Matsu)

Crispin, or Matsu, apples are among the larger of the eating apples.  As the name implies, they are crisp and slightly tart.  Aged Crispin apples have a tendency to get slightly “mealy” and somewhat sweeter.  It is best to buy these apples very soon after harvesting in the autumn. We could not find specific nutritional […]

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Apples, Cameo

Apples, Cameo

We were first introduced to cameo apples in the early Fall of 2006 at a local farm store.  We have not seen these apples in any supermarket in our area. Cameo apples are large, crisp, and have a sweet-tart flavor, and make a great eating apple.  Cameo apples originally came from a single, lone tree […]

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