About 2,500 known varieties of apples are grown in the United States. More than 7,500 are grown worldwide!
How to Select
Choose firm, shiny, smooth-skinned apples with intact stems. Should smell fresh, not musty.
How to Store
Refrigerate apples in plastic bag away from strong-odored foods. Use within 3 weeks.
How to Prepare
Rinse the apples with water. You may scrub them with a produce brush. To peel, use a vegetable peeler or paring knife. Cut away the core and seeds, stem, and ends, then slice each quarter as desired.
Recipes with this fruit
This tasty wrap features a fall favorite-apples! Shake up the kid's lunches by sneaking this fruity favorite in.
Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Maple Syrup
This fun and sweet way to enjoy Brussels is sure to be a hit at your family's dinner table!
Apple Corn Chili
This thick and flavorful chili makes for a perfect weeknight meal! Savory black beans pair with apples and sweet corn for an unexpected twist!
Zest up oatmeal with a mix of healthy fall flavors and spices for a delicious, nutritious harvest breakfast!
Chilled Blueberry Soup
This refreshing and beautiful quick, summer soup features a blend of blueberries, apple juice, and low-fat yogurt, and is garnished with fresh mint leaves.
Apple & Celery Harvest Salad
Celery adds a delightful crunch to this seasonal apple salad. It's low in calories and high in flavor!