The Best Apples to Buy and Grow

Your indispensable field guide to the crispy, crunchy, intensely flavorful apples increasingly available at supermarkets, farmer's markets, farm stands, and orchards. Use this handbook to discover some of the tastiest antique and modern varieties, and how to use them for cooking, baking, cider making, or eating fresh.
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  • A Curious Tale: The Apple in North America
    • Johnny Appleseed: Apple Entrepreneur
  • Antique Apples: A Guide for Eaters and Growers
  • Classic Delicacies: Cider and Pie
    • The Makings of a Good Cider
    • Elements of a Perfect Apple Pie
  • 60 Great Apples
  • The ABCs of Growing Apples at Home
    • A Grafting Primer
    • Restoring a Derelict Apple Tree
    • Bagging Fruits to Control Pests and Diseases
    • Planting an Apple Hedge: An Orchard for Small Spaces
  • Apple Sources
  • For More Information
  • Contributors
  • USDA Hardiness Zone Map
  • Index


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