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Bigger Is Not Always Better When It Comes to Apples

Size has little bearing on interesting flavor — so why are they the global standard?

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Scan the stacks of apples at a grocery store, or in bushel baskets at the local farmer’s market, and you might notice a trend toward large varieties like Honeycrisp and Gala. Bite into the juicy, crisp, sweet flesh, and the appeal is…




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Deborah Reid

Deborah Reid

Writer & Chef (she/her) — @washingtonpost @Eater @CivilEats @Taste_Cooking @artofeating @FineCooking @KingArthurFlour @GlobeandMail @CBC www.ch

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