If the closest you’ll ever get to Olympic Gold is by handling your TV remote, then here’s an easier way to feel you’ve won that special gold….by crunching into a Golden Supreme apple!
This bright apple is a delight to the tastebuds at this time of year, when you’re still thinking peaches, but there’s (finally) starting to be a little bit of chill in the air overnight to ease you into true apple season.
By “bright”, I mean not only the lovely color, but also the flavor and crunch. This sweet-ish apple has great ‘mouth feel’, if you will, but it is not so rock-hard that you have to work at it. A nice crunch, a lovely amount of juice, and its bright but not overly-sweet flavor is a lovely treat for the late days of summer. In the perfect specimen, you may detect hints of honey or fruity pear in its well-balanced dance of flavors. It is great as a snack, in the lunchbox for the back-to-school crowd, and is lovely served up as slices with some of your favorite cheese either before or after dinner.
As golds go, we have a number of them coming along this season. Gold/yellow colored apples tend to have quite delightful flavors.
As for other Olympic medals? Well, sure – we have bronze apples, if you consider some of the russeted varieties and others. A silver? Well, no – hints of gray/silver would perhaps be way too weird for an apple. But if it’s gold you’re after, we’ll have plenty this season, and Golden Supreme always wins a prize for being the first real beauty out of a field of many.
Enjoy going for the gold – no training required!