As American as apple pie and the legendary Johnny Appleseed. Out of about 15,000 apple varieties worldwide over 1/2 of them are from the US. The American Delicious apple and it's varieties accounts for over 1/2 of the apples sold worldwide. But for pies, the Granny Smith and Golden delicious, with their firm flesh are favorites.
How to stop apple slices going brown? Acidulated water to the rescue. A number of fruits and vegetables such as apples, avocado, artichokes and potatoes start turning brown when peeled and their flesh is exposed to air.
The other day I was at the office of a well known shipping company furious at their failure to locate my package. Finally my patience had reached its end and I stormed out empty handed. Angry and hungry, I made my way to a nearby