Honeycrisp is an exciting variety developed at the University of Minnesota, and is widely grown around the world. Honeycrisp has a well balanced, sweet-tart taste, with a crisp, juicy texture. Bred to withstand cold climates, the Honeycrisp was a boon to the apple-growing industry and sells for premium prices.
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Packed with healthy ingredients like oats, walnuts, apples and apple juice, these apple-cran granola bars are the perfect snack for back to school.
Dried apples are a convenient way to incorporate fruit into your daily diet. Plain, sprinkled with cinnamon, nutmeg or allspice, or in a trail mix, dried apples are incredibly easy to make at home and take on the go. A 1/2-cup serving of dried apples counts as one serving of fruit. Try this great at-home recipe.
Ever wonder why apples are always conveniently in-stock at your supermarket? Through advancements in storage technology, apples can remain fresh and nutritious year-round. There are two methods to keeping the fall harvest consumer-ready in any season: cold storage and controlled atmosphere storage.
Find out more about cold storage and discover tips on how you can stay cool this summer, including a refreshing apple sorbet recipe and other cold apple treats.
According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released yesterday, the plate is half full – of fruits and vegetables!
Add a twist to your night and enjoy fondue for two (or three or four!) with these sweet and savory recipes, featuring Cheddar Swiss cheese and chocolate.
Apples have been tools for seduction for much longer than boxed chocolates. In ancient Greece, a man tossing an apple to a young woman was considered a marriage proposal. Catching it sealed the deal. During the Middle Ages in Europe, a woman who wanted a man to fall for her would sleep with an apple tucked under her arm, and then offer it to him the next day. If he ate the apple, it was believed that he would fall in love with her.
These days, serving apples to your love is a way to say: I want you to feel great and live a long, healthy life. What a wonderful message for your Valentine!
“I love the way trees can produce fruit right after the snow; plus, they are so nutritious,” he says. “You can feel really good about giving an apple to a loved one or a child because it is so healthy.”