What's your
apple personality?

Discover your ideal
variety & food pairings!



Tangy and tender. Yummy for snacks, sauces and pies.

mcIntoshThis old, well-known variety was discovered as a chance seedling by John McIntosh in 1811. Its deep-red finish sometimes carries a green blush. Juicy, tangy, tart McIntosh has a tender, white flesh. It is best used for snacking and applesauce, but some people enjoy its tart flavor in pies as well. This apple is typically available from September through May. Cook’s hints: McIntosh cooks down easily; if pie making, cut slices thick or add a thickener.

This variety’s personality is …


Geek Chic

You’re texting on your smartphone while updating Facebook on your tablet. Going off the grid? Not a chance. You love all things digital and get a little jittery whenever you’re more than five feet away from your devices.

This apple’s ideal pairing is…

McIntosh + Cheddar Fondue

Dip, text, dip.