There's something about that moment when you bite into the first, fresh, perfectly tart apple of the autumn season that reminds you: "Yes, this is what fall is supposed to taste like." But while I love pretty much all in-season apple varieties, they're not all equally suited for every purpose. I definitely plan to do some baking this fall (Don't hate: Nothing goes better with Sunday afternoon football--Go Giants!), and when I do I'll reach for certain types of apples while avoiding others. Ditto making salads, cooking, making applesauce or just eating an apple whole.
So how do you know which kind of apple is best to buy? I've created this handy guide for picking the right apple for every occasion.
Before we begin, a quick note: It's good to keep in mind that, regardless of what kind of apple you prefer, their nutrition is fantastic. A medium apple (3-inch diameter) contains 4 grams of fiber plus a bit ofRead More »from How to Pick the Perfect Apple