[Sca-cooks] Historical Apples - substitutions for

ranvaig at columbus.rr.com ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Wed Oct 29 05:55:36 PDT 2008

>Differences between the red delicious of today and 30 years ago isn't genetic - it's root stock choice, growing conditions, and (like wine) terrior.

I suspect that a bigger difference is how fresh they are when they reach you.  Just because apples can be stored doesn't mean that they will taste the same.  Someone already commented that Red Delicious become mealy very quickly


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