I didn't know

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2017/09/26 17:07:07 (permalink)

I didn't know

I've been watching bits of The Great British Baking Show (or similar name), and that along with some apple nursery catalog reading got me thinking about cooking apples.
 
I have commented, before, that I think that Macintosh makes a nice pie. I like the way that the apple slices get soft and help to form a nice syrup. It turns out that the Brits agree. In general, the Brits prefer a cooking apple that goes mushy, while most Americans prefer apples that stay firm. I didn't know.
post edited by tmiles - 2017/09/29 15:26:54
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    leethebard
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/26 18:04:01 (permalink)
    Like mine mushy,mostly.
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/26 21:56:49 (permalink)
    I loathe cooked apples, whether they're still crisp or mushy or somewhere in between.
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    mar52
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/27 01:29:14 (permalink)
    For a pie they should be somewhere in the middle.
     
    If you want mushy eat applesauce.  (with latkes!)
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/27 07:53:18 (permalink)
    tmiles
    In general, the Brits prefer a cooking apple that goes mushy, while most Americans prefer apples that stay firm.

    Considering (stereo)typical British dentition it's no surprise they like mushy foods...
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/27 09:46:22 (permalink)
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    tmiles
    In general, the Brits prefer a cooking apple that goes mushy, while most Americans prefer apples that stay firm.

    Considering (stereo)typical British dentition it's no surprise they like mushy foods...
     




    Well, they do have a side dish called mushy peas... 
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    lleechef
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/27 12:04:15 (permalink)
    mar52
    For a pie they should be somewhere in the middle.
     
    If you want mushy eat applesauce.  (with latkes!)


    YES!!  I agree 100%!!
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    Re: I didn't know 2017/09/27 16:09:51 (permalink)
    I love (d) that show. Sorry it ended.
    I'm not sure how this new American version will fare. For the record, I don't like baked apples either.
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