Apples

Double Up on Apples

For a well-rounded Thanksgiving dinner lineup, make sure you’ve drafted the key players on a winning team: fresh fruits and vegetables.

Apples are the true utility player for your Thanksgiving day meal. Dessert or side dish, apples can do it all. And with many varieties available in Michigan in November, you can’t go wrong!

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How do you know if its ready to play in the big game?
Golden delicious apples change from green to yellow when ripe; red delicious will turn entirely red. Push on it lightly to ensure it is soft but not mushy.

How do you prepare it?
Remove the stem. Typically before cooking, apples’ seeds are removed either from cutting slices away from the core, or removing the core before stuffing.

Key stats to know?
Apples are a good source of dietary fiber!

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