What are Granny Smith apples?
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Granny Smith apples are medium in size with a bright green and waxy skin. The flesh is firm, juicy, acidic (tart), and crisp. This is one of the most ideal apples for baking recipes as the slice hold their shape very well, and it is not overly sweet.
The fruit of the apple tree is one of the most widely cultivated fruit-bearing trees in the world.
The apple originated in Asia Minor and grew wild in Europe by prehistoric times. Cold storage with carbon dioxide ensures a year-round supply. The American red delicious accounts for over 1/2 of the apple trade.
The apple is the most popular fruit in the US, Canada, Britain, Germany, and France.
Apples are best as a dessert fruit from October to April. They should be firm, without blemishes or wrinkles.
Ripe apples can be stored in a ventilated room stalk side down when picked. Apples can also be sliced into rings and dried. Cooked apples also freeze well and can be turned into jellies and jam preserves such as the American Apple Butter.
Granny smith apples are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Apples, granny smith are a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
|1 cup slices||110|
|1 medium (2-3/4" dia) (approx 3 per lb)||128|
|British (UK) term:||Apples, granny smith|
|en français:||pommes Granny Smith|
|en español:||manzanas granny smith|
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