Rosalynn Daisy Apples
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Rosalynn apples are medium to large in size and are round and slightly flattened in shape. The skin has a yellow base and is covered in deep red blushing. There are also many prominent white lenticels or pores covering the surface. The pale yellow to cream-colored flesh is firm and crisp with a medium-grained texture. Rosalynn apples are juicy and mild with a sweet-tart, floral flavor and a subtle hint of spice.
Rosalynn apples are available in the fall through winter.
Rosalynn apples, botanically classified as Malus domestica, are a modern variety discovered as a chance seedling in Washington state. The parentage of the Rosalynn is unknown, but it was found growing naturally near fuji, gala, winesap, rome, red delicious, and golden delicious trees in the orchard and is believed to be a mix of those varieties. Rosalynn apples are certified by the USDA and are one of the few, new varieties that are commercially marketed as 100% organic.
Rosalynn apples contain a variety of beneficial nutrients including fiber for healthy digestion, boron for bone health, vitamin C and phytochemicals for the immune system, and potassium for heart health.
Rosalynn apples are best suited for raw applications as they are consumed as a dessert variety for fresh eating. They are slow to brown when cut open, making them a good choice for fruit salads, green salads, coleslaws, and cheese plates, and they can be sliced and consumed as a healthy snack or dessert. Rosalynn apples can also be cooked with Brussel sprouts, stuffed in chicken breast or mixed into a breakfast sausage bake. They hold their shape when cooked and can be used in desserts such as pies, cobblers, turnovers, cakes, and muffins. Rosalynn apples will keep for a couple of months when stored in a cool and dark place or the refrigerator.
Rosalynn apples were named after the wives of managers Jose Ramiriez and Dain Craver who originally discovered the variety. Ramiriez’s wife’s name is Rosa, and Darver’s wife’s name is Gari Lynn. The two names were combined forming Rosalynn, and the Ramirez’s family liked the name so much that years later they even named their little girl Rosa Lynn after the apple.
Rosalynn apples were discovered in an orchard in Royal City, Washington in 1998. José Ramiriez, the orchard manager, and Dain Craver, the general manager, found the tree growing wild in an untended block. Today Rosalynn apples are found at specialty markets in the United States and Canada.
Recipes that include Rosalynn Daisy Apples. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Hungry Girl||Cranberry Apple Coleslaw|
|Salt and Lavender||Apple Slaw|