Tips for Buying Baking Apples

Select apples that are firm, crisp and deeply colored.

Store apples in an open bag in the refrigerator and don't wash until you're ready to eat or use in baking.

There are many varieties of tart baking apples to choose from including: Baldwin, Cortland, Golden Russet, Granny Smith, Ida Red, Jonathan, Lady Apple, McIntosh, Macoun, Newtown Pippin, Northern Spy, Rhode Island Greening, Rome Beauty, Winesap, Wolf River or York Imperial.