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The Malus Domestica Detectives
A search for lost apple varieties bears fruit.
Hard Cider, Easy Sipping
For one New York cidermaker, a variety of flavorful blends keeps the drink interesting.
Uncovering A Colorado Apple Mystery
Colorado was once full of apple orchards—what happened? Plus the secrets of making cider.
Apple Science, From American Beauty to Zestar
Between new crosses and old heritage varieties, there’s a world of apples beyond the Red Delicious.
Hard Cider Science
For cidermaker Alejandro del Peral, the process is “about 50 percent chemistry, and the other 50 percent is art.”
All About Apples: Some History, a Recipe, and Recommendations
An excerpt from “Eating on the Wild Side,” complete with apple crisp recipe.
The Tragic Mystery Of The Mushy Apple
In this experiment, you’ll explore the influence of apple cell structure on the crunchiness and juiciness of an apple by measuring apple tissue tensile strength.
Food Failures: Crafting Pie Crust
The science behind baking the perfect pie crust.
Making a hard cider is about 50 percent chemistry, and 50 percent is art.
How to Choose the Best Apples for Cooking
Varieties that are best for eating aren’t the best for cooking, and vice versa.
From cranberries to turkey snoods to giant balloons, Thanksgiving is stuffed full of science.Read More