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MACINTOSH - Excellent Juicing, Applesauce and Pies. 9 16.36%
GOLDEN DELICIOUS - Excellent all uses 10 18.18%
RED DELICIOUS - Sweet eating. 8 14.55%
GRANNY SMITH - Excellent baking, juicing and eating. 23 41.82%
FUJI - Sweet. Great eating apple. 17 30.91%
GRAVENSTEIN - Famous for applesauce, pies and juicing 0 0%
RED ROME - Excellent for all baking uses. 1 1.82%
ARKANSAS BLACK - Old fashioned crunchy hard. Tart flavor 4 7.27%
JONATHAN - Old favorite. Pies, Applesauce 6 10.91%
Other apples. 21 38.18%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 55. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-12-2005, 12:17 AM   #11
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granny smith here too. for snacking i really love fuji's and galas

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Old 08-12-2005, 12:25 AM   #12
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Gala is my all around favorite. I use them for whatever I'm making, but I never make apple pies. My grocery store has them just right - I don't know what kind they use, but they are a bit tart, cooked well, but still a bit crisp.

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Old 08-12-2005, 02:34 AM   #13
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I didn't know they had granny smith's in the US, I thought it was just in Australia! We used to drive past he church where Granny Smith was buried but they moved her to put in a road! (progress?) I like doing the story of Granny Smith and how she found the apples with younger children at school.
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Old 08-12-2005, 03:17 AM   #14
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I voted 'other' - not just because I have other favourites, but also because I've never heard, never mind eaten, some of the choices!!!

My favourites are

Worcester Pearmain
Cox's orange pippin
Dunn's seedling

And for cooking: the premier UK cooking apple Bramley!
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Old 08-12-2005, 03:44 AM   #15
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I didn't already know that there are many apple types or special apples... So I couldn't choose.. But I like green apples...
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Old 08-12-2005, 06:24 AM   #16
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I like all apples but I chose Granny Smith & Golden Delicious. I love to core Granny Smiths & fill them with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, & nutmeg & then bake them until they are soft & the filling is all bubbly.
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Old 08-12-2005, 07:02 AM   #17
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I chose Granny Smith because I love using them in baking and eating them with a big scoop of peanut butter. But I'd be happy eating anything other than red delicious.
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A baseball hard, super tart Macintosh picked right off the tree on a cold October day at Pennings Orchards in Warwick New York is as close to Heaven as I ever expect to get.
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Old 08-12-2005, 08:14 AM   #19
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I enjoy Gala and Johnny Gold's (I believe that is the right name), I only had them once but they were fantastic.
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Old 08-12-2005, 01:44 PM   #20
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I rarely buy anything else except Braeburns. Crisp, juicy and slightly tart, but with a thinner skin than Granny Smiths (whose skins are way too thick and tough for my liking).

Have never tried Arkansas Blacks - but I'll look out for them, they sound like my 'type' of apple.

Apples I would never, ever buy include Golden Delicious and Red Delicious...what a misnomer! Only useful if you have false teeth and need something soft, bland and mushy to suck on


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