PRODUCT: Rave Apples For National Apple Day

[1] The juicy, crisp, refreshing Rave apple (all photos © Stemilt). [2] So many apples look alike. You’ll find a label that identifies Rave. [3] Rave apples growing on a tree in Washington State. [4] From the tree and into the box. [5] A flat of Rave apples at the grocery. [6] One of Rave’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try A Different Variety Of Apple For National Apple Week

National Apple Week begins the first Monday of August—maybe*. Our tip: Try a different type of apple than your regular two or three favorites. You might have to look beyond your supermarket to farmers markets, but it’s well worth your time.     NEW APPLE TYPES Breeders are always seeking the next great thing: an…
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TIP OF THE DAY: An Apple A Day

Top: The Piñata apple from Stemilt is a crisp, juicy eating apple. Second: Try it in a warm compote, plain or with ice cream. Photo courtesy Ziploc. Third: It’s also a great cooking apple. We love sautéed apples with a pork roast or ham. Photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma. Fourth: Is there anything better than homemade applesauce?…
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PRODUCT: Ambrosia Apples

THE ORCHARD OF EDEN No one is sure about which apple variety Eve might have plucked from the tree of knowledge, causing all hell to break loose. In the millennia gone by though, the rest of us have gone from fig leaf to overalls trying to re-create the paradigm of that luscious, lascivious fruit. Leave…
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