Fresh Ideas

The official blog of Save Mart Supermarkets

Decrease Font Size
Increase Font Size
10/22/2013, By: Lucky Supermarkets

Apple

Some apples are sweet, some tart, some are great for baking and others are best eaten fresh. They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but which one will you choose?

 

Don’t get overwhelmed in our produce aisle this apple season; we’ve picked some useful information to provide you a bushel of knowledge.

 

AMBROSIA

Ambrosia apples are very sweet and their butter-yellow skin is packed with vitamins A and C. They are low in calories and make an easy snack.

 

PINK LADY

Pink Lady apples go from sweet to tart and have a firm and juicy flesh. They are great for cooking or a fresh snack.

 

FUJI

Fuji apples are sweet with hints of honey and citrus. They work well chopped and tossed in salads, used in cooking or eaten fresh.

 

GALA

Gala apples have a mildly sweet flavor and floral aroma. They are versatile with rich flavor and can be baked, cooked or eaten fresh.


GRANNY SMITH

Granny Smith apples are tart with a slightly sweet flavor. Add them to your cooked meals or baked goods, and they make a tasty applesauce.

 

JONAGOLD

Jonagold apples are cholesterol free and have a balanced blend of sweet and tart flavor. They are very popular to use in baking and are a go-to for pies, tarts and muffins. They are a hybrid of Jonathan and Golden Delicious apples, hence the name.

 

HONEYCRISP

Honeycrisp apples are exceptionally crisp and aromatic. They are medium to large in size and make a fantastic choice when sweet cravings hit.

 

GOLDEN DELICIOUS

Golden Delicious apples are pale green or yellow in color and sweet in flavor. They can be baked or cooked and complement savory items, such as onions and cheese, very well.

 

Now put your bushel of knowledge to good use and grab an apple to snack on. Or, head to the kitchen and try out one of the Autumn Apples recipes we added to our Pinterest board.

 

Do you have a favorite apple? Let us know in the comments!

Last Updated Wednesday, October 01, 2014 - 11:00 PM.