dessert apple

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Noun1.dessert apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cookingdessert apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
apple - fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
Baldwin - an American eating apple with red or yellow and red skin
Cortland - large apple with a red skin
Delicious - variety of sweet eating apples
Empire - an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple
Grimes' golden - yellow apple that ripens in late autumn; eaten raw
Jonathan - red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw
McIntosh - early-ripening apple popular in the northeastern United States; primarily eaten raw but suitable for applesauce
Northern Spy - large late-ripening apple with skin striped with yellow and red
Pearmain - any of several varieties of apples with red skins
Pippin - any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red
Prima - used primarily as eating apples
Stayman - apple grown chiefly in the Shenandoah Valley
Winesap - crisp apple with dark red skin
Stayman Winesap - crisp tart apple; good for eating raw and suitable for cooking
Granny Smith - apple with a green skin and hard tart flesh
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* A small dessert apple, bright red on one side and greenish- white on the other.
The RHS recommends the following culinary apples for growing in containers: 'Arthur Turner'; 'Bountiful'; and 'Howgate Wonder', while its dessert apple recommendations include 'Alkmene', 'Discovery', 'Falstaff' and 'Fiesta'.
The RHS recommends the following culinary apples for growing in containers: Arthur Turner, Bountifuln and Howgate Wonder, while its dessert apple recommendations include Alkmene, Discovery, Falstaff and Fiesta.
(2) 'Goldrush,' the most modern variety in my top six, is a dessert apple that has become the darling of professional cider-makers.
MAKES 10 2 medium bananas 150g golden caster sugar 200g blueberries 2 medium eggs 150g dessert apple, grated coarsely, with the skin left on 150g carrot, finely grated 75-100ml soya milk 100g good-quality bought muesli mix (or use porridge oats), plus extra for sprinkling 300g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 Heat the oven to 180degC/ Gas Mark 4.
The Kidd's Orange Red is a dessert apple, similar in size to a Cox but redder in colour, which produces a sweeter juice with greater complexity and depth of flavour.
American Mother: Developed in Bolton around 1844; juicy and sweet; a good dessert apple.
A pilot study found that an unfashionable dessert apple that dates back to Victorian times had ten times more of a disease-preventing chemical than its newer, shiny-skinned equivalents.
Post-tour dessert apple pie in Coiner Park is one reward.
It became George Washington's favorite green dessert apple. When grafts found their way to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson eagerly planted them at his estate.
While the Spartan is a dessert apple (it was bred to taste and look good), the breeding program was, in my opinion, and in the opinion of others, not 100% successful.
The species is Rambo--one of John Chapman's favorites--an excellent dessert apple for eating fresh or cooking.