Food Facts & Lore

Apple, Apple, Apple

Next to the pumpkin, the apple is the most iconic Autumn fruit in America. Varieties abound this time of year and displays overflow with choices in grocery and natural foods stores. Apple pie is a given. We love fresh apples in our pies but prefer canned pumpkin. Let’s face it, carving a pumpkin is a… Continue reading Apple, Apple, Apple

Food Facts & Lore

Of Apples

DNA analysis places the origins of apples in the beautiful mountains of Kazakhstan. They share their biological makeup with plums, cherries, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, pears and roses. The apple’s DNA is so particular that scientists are currently contemplating encoding data in an apple via specific DNA markers. The complex method is promising. It is estimated… Continue reading Of Apples