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Choosing apples

Apples differ widely in appearance, flesh, characteristics, seasonal availability, and suitability for different uses.

For good eating as fresh fruit, choose McIntosh, Ma-coun, Red and Golden Delicious, and Cortland. For cooking, use McIntosh, Baldwin, Cortland, and Golden Delicious.

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For baking, select Rome, Northern Spy, Golden Delicious, and Cortland. For making pies, use Baldwin, Cortland, Northern Spy, and Golden Delicious.

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