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Choose best apple varieties for use in pies, cider or snacks

...Drying: Firm, tart apples fresh from the tree are said to be best for drying. Try Jonathans, Gravenstein and Rome Beauties. - Multi-purpose: For eating in the hand, cooking or cider making, it's hard to beat the McIntosh, one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/07/gar_142710.shtml
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Apples, cooked or not, still delicious

...descending order. The softest apples, which are best for applesauce and apple butter, are the McIntosh, Jonagold and Rome Beauty. Granny Smith, Jonathan, McIntosh and Pippin were the tartest apples. Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious and Jonathan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/04/ent_223486.shtml
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...in perfect condition. Later-maturing varieties usually store better. Red Delicious, Northern Spy, Winesap and Rome Beauties are among the best and can be stored up to five months. Individually wrap each apple in newspaper to prevent one bad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/30/met_341672.shtml
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...perfect condition. - Later-maturing varieties usually store better. Red Delicious, Northern Spy, Winesap and Rome Beauties are among the best and can be stored up to five months. - Individually wrap each apple in newspaper to prevent one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/05/met_324003.shtml
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...perfect condition. - Later-maturing varieties usually store better. Red Delicious, Northern Spy, Winesap and Rome Beauties are among the best and can be stored up to five months. - Individually wrap each apple in newspaper to prevent one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/06/met_324396.shtml
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With apples, it's a baker's choice

...than 300 strains, generally has a mild sweet-tart flavor, crisp flesh and thick skin. For out-of-hand only. ROME BEAUTY: A mild, sweet premium baking apple that holds its shape well. STAYMAN: A winesap-cross variety that is rich and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/24/ent_215070.shtml
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