Eating Pies Flavor salad Sauce
Courtland E E tr E+ G
Fuji x x s G  
Gala E E s tr G E+
Golden Delicious E G s E E
Granny Smith   G tr   x
Gravenstein   E+ tr   G
MacIntosh E F sp tr   G
Red Delicious E   s E  
Rome   x      
Winesap x x s G  

Courtland
   

  Fuji
 

  Gala

Golden
Delicious

Granny
Smith

Gravenstein

McIntosh

Red Delicious

Rome

Winesap
E - excellent, G-good, F-fair
Flavor - s-sweet, sp-spicy, tn-tangy, tr-tart
1. Some people like MacIntosh for Pies

Equivalents: Three medium apples weigh about one pound. One medium apple yields about one cup of slices.

FoodSubs.com makes a distinction between pies and baking:
Best for pies: Northern Spy, Golden Delicious, Rhode Island Greening, Pippin, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Gravenstein

Best for baking: Rome, Jonagold, Granny Smith, Pippin, Gala, Braeburn, Northern Spy, Gravenstein, Rhode Island Greening, York Imperial, Cortland, Winesap

Links:
Baking with Apples at Allrecipes
Cook's Thesaurus: Apples
Apple Varieties - Frootogo
All About Apples at GreenHouseGardner.com
Apple recipes here


last updated 26 Dec 2004