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How to Choose the Right Apple (Infographic)

How to Choose the Right Apple (Infographic)

Fall is here, and you know what that means – apples! Lots of ‘em. So how do you choose what type to get? Slate asked Andrew Mikolajski, author of The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples, his recommendations for which apples to choose for various situations, both practical and silly. Here’s what they came up with:

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9:49AM PDT on Oct 25, 2012

complicated. throw it? really? lol. thanks

12:40PM PDT on Oct 23, 2012

thank you

8:18AM PDT on Oct 23, 2012

Thanks for sharing.

4:16AM PDT on Oct 22, 2012

Gives me ideas about the different apples I have yet to try! Thanks.

7:20PM PDT on Oct 21, 2012

Unfortunately I haven't been able to find Gravensteins here in Portland, OR for several years, but their complete demise would probably be news to Sonoma County, CA, where the annual Gravenstein apple fair was held in August this year.

10:56PM PDT on Oct 20, 2012

Wow, that's complicated!

1:11AM PDT on Oct 18, 2012

Very interesting chart, thanks.

5:31PM PDT on Oct 16, 2012

Choosing the 'right apple' here in the Philippines involves choosing from what is available, and what is not going soft or beginning to rot.

Galas are about teh best we have here, and Red delicious? forget it, the skins could cover cricket balls!

6:04PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Thanks for posting.

5:09PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012


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