Articles Tagged “apple”

Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Apples

By • November 16, 2012 • 6 Comments

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Apples are arguably the world's most popular fruit -- "the apple of my eye," "as American as apple pie," "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." In many languages, other fruits and vegetables are defined in terms of apples, like pommes de terre in French and sib zamini in Farsi for potatoes, and the Medieval name "love apples" for tomatoes. And let's just say you won't find watermelons in the origin stories of multiple religions.


 

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Behind the Scenes

Too Many Cooks: What's the Best Apple?

By • October 19, 2012 • 17 Comments

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You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.

What's the best apple? That's the important, autumnal question that we're answering this week. Childhood memories, honeycrisps, and explanation points loom large, although some of us (ahem, Amanda) would prefer no apples at all.

Which variety of apple do you like best for eating out of hand? Tell us in the comments!

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Reciprocity

Aw Snaps: U-Pick Apples

By • October 12, 2012 • 0 Comments

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Every week our friends at Real Time Farms feature the top photos of farms, food artisans, and farmers markets shared on their site.

Now that apple season is in full swing, it's the ideal time for a u-pick excursion, like to the Dutch Farm Market and Orchard in South Haven, Michigan. Once you've found your spot, we can help you figure out which apple to choose, explain why you don't need to bring along a ladder, and get you started with ten perfect apple recipes for fall. Click here to see more, and then add a photo of your own - you might be featured here next week!

 

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