Fruits

apricot


Apricots: Golden Yellow

Flavor profile: sweet

What to look for: clean colors, free of

bruises, softer as it ripens

Uses: hand fruit, jam, jelly, glaze,fruit tart

Storage: refrigerator

Preparatiion:peel, slice discard pit








braeburnapple

Braeburn Apple: red/orange over yellows

Flavor profile: sweet n spicy

What to look for: clean colors, free of

bruises, firm

Uses: Fresh, pies, baked, sauce, pastry

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as

low as 32 degrees is ok

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible








cameo apple

Cameo: Red with green yellow undertones

Flavor profile: Sweet tart

What to look for: clean colors free of bruises,

firm

Uses: Fresh, pies, baked, sauce, pastry

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible




cortland

Cortland: Cortland

Flavor profile: sweet with a hint of tart

What to look for: clean colors free of bruises,

firm

Uses: fresh, pies, baked, sauce, pastry

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as

low as 32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible

empire apple

Empire: red with hints of yellow

Flavor profile: sweet tart

What to look for: clean colors free of bruises,

firm skin when press thumb

Uses: fresh, pies, baked, sauce, pastry

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible


golden delicious


Golden Delicious: pale yellow

Flavor profile: sweet mellow

What to look for: clean colors, free of

bruises, firm skin when press thumb

Uses: fresh, pies, baked, sauce, pastry

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible








granny smith

Granny Smith: Green

Flavor profile: sour

What to look for: clean colors free of bruises,

firm skin when press thumb

Uses: fresh, good cooking when paired with

other apples

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible


horned melon

Horned Melon: Golden Yellow, thorn like

spikes

Flavor profile: cucumber/kiwi/banana

What to look for: clean colors free of bruises

Uses: decor, eaten raw

Storage: store under refrigeration

Preparatiion: cut in half, squeeze out sacks of

seeds to mouth, seeds are edible


kiwi


Kiwi: fuzzy brown green skin, tiny black

seeds

Flavor profile: citrus pineapple, strawberry,

unripe-sourgrape

What to look for: clean colors, firm, softens

as it ripens

Uses: handfruit, salsas, jam,jelly,

baking,juice, salads

Storage: unripe at room temperature, ripe in

refrigerator

Preparatiion: peel skin (although it is edible),

slice, etc.








mango

Mango: pale green or yellow marked with red

Flavor profile: peach like, juicy

What to look for: clean colors, firm, softens

as it ripens

Uses: handfruit, salsas, jam,jelly, baking,

salads

Storage: unripe at room temperature, ripe in

refrigerator

Preparatiion: peel, large flat oval pit needs to

be removed.


navel oranges

Navel Orange: bright orange

Flavor profile: sweet citrus juicy

What to look for: clean colors, firm

Uses: juice, handfruit, salad

Storage: unripe at room temperature, ripe in

refrigerator

Preparatiion: cut top and bottom off, peel

skin under white, seperate sections,


nectarine

Nectarine:orange/yellow with blush red,

smooth skin

Flavor profile: sweet tangy

What to look for: clean colors, firm

Uses: salsa, hand fruit, salads, baking,

Storage: unripe at room temperature, ripe in

refrigerator

Preparatiion: for cooking, peel, remove pit,

slice etc.

Note: this is not a cross between peach

and plum, is a sibling of the peach.


pink grapefruit

Pink Grapefruit: yellow with a rose blush

Flavor profile: citrus, tart slight sweet

What to look for: firm, bright, no wrinkles

Uses: juice, eat, salads, dressings

Storage: unripe at room temperature, ripe in

refrigerator

Preparatiion: cut top and bottom off, peel

skin under white, seperate sections,








pink lady

Pink Lady: Pink over Yellow background

Flavor profile: tangy and sweet

What to look for: clean colors, free of

bruises, firm skin when press thumb

Uses: Fresh, pies, baked, sauce, pastry

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking , seeds are inedible








plums

Plum: purplish red

Flavor profile: juicy, sweet tart

What to look for: firm, smooth skin,

Uses: salsa, hand fruit, salads, baking,

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: for cooking, peel, remove pit,

slice etc.








red delicious

Red Delicious: Bright ruby red

Flavor profile: sweet and juicy

What to look for: clean colors, free of

bruises, firm skin when press thumb

Uses: fresh

Storage: Wrap paper between to keep from

bruising. cool room or refrigerator as low as

32 degrees is ok.

Preparatiion: skin is edible, or peel, slice for

cooking, seeds are inedible



seedless watermelon

Seedless Watermelon: green yellow stripes

Flavor profile: juicy sweet

What to look for: firm,no cracks or

Uses: salad, hand fruit (sliced)

Storage: refrigeration

Preparatiion: peel rind, slice chop etc.