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    show of hands; u like a red delicious apple?

    i'm talking.just washing it and biting into it. not cooking applications.

    who likes them like that? just eating one. it might be my least favorite eating apple. skin is too thick..meat is mealy. i cant remember the last time i tried one.

    sorry..slow news day

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    Horrible apples! I can't figure out who is buying them and thinking as Seinfeld would say "now that is one tasty apple".

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    Nah. Exactly as you say, mealy, powdery texture, almost no flavour. I never eat them. On the other hand, I go through lots of Cox's Orange Pippins and Russets.

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    I've gotten organic RDs that are nice and crisp, but often they have the mealy texture which is undesirable. Apparently RDs have been hybridized over the years to be sweeter.

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    Filth.

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    Worst apples ever...partial to Stayman Winesaps and Black Twigs.
    once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right

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    I would suspect no one as they suck waaaay better eating apples out there only acceptable use for RD is applesauce as you can add things to it to improve the flavour.

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    never ever a red apple, for all the reasons mentioned above...for me it's always: 1) honey crisp, 2) granny smith, 3) golden delicious (I usually only buy these if I want to sprinkle with citric acid as part of a meat/cheese board).
    Remember: You're a unique individual...just like everybody else.

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    Honeycrisp or winesap for me. I can't for the life of me understand why red delicious are so popular. Arkansas blacks are also really good but hard to find.

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    I've not eaten them since I was a child.

    I remember repeatedly seeing them in fruit bowls looking shiny and delicious and then reading the sticker, seeing "Red Delicious" and thinking I was in for a treat only to bite into it and get a mouth full of powder it's like eating rice paper. As I was about 5 at the time it probably took a couple of dozen of these experiences before I realised that I was being duped.

    Granny Smith, Cox's Orange Pippin, Jazz and Cripps Pink are where it's at.

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