Apples (malus domestica) are round fruits generally with a white/yellow flesh, and tough inner core that can have around six small seeds in the center. Apples have a thin outer skin that can range from green, to golden, to bright red, depending on variety.
How to choose Apples: No matter the type of apple you always want one without any bruises or discolorations on the outside. Most apples will taste like they smell, and most apples smell good.
How to store Apples: Keep apples in a bag with a damp paper towel in the fridge, the humidity will help keep the apples crisp. They should last 20-30 days if properly stored.
Climate and origin: Apples originated in central Europe and Asia. Apples grow in temperate climates where they are a staple crop.
Taste: So wide in variety are apples that it is difficult to describe one general taste and texture. "Eating" apples tend to be sweet and crisp with a tart twist, while "cooking" apples can be very tart and sour with a mushy texture. Sour apples tend to go toward making jams and cobblers.
Planning to go in a trip but don't know what snacks to help you through the long road ahead? Well apple granola cookies will definitely be one of the best because of it's crunch which will leave your mouth busy and at the same time keep you awake.