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The Apple Capital Americans love apples, hence the saying "As American as Apple pie". In Washington state, Apples are the largest agriculture crop with over 100 million 40 pound boxes being harvested annually. Last week I traveled to the "Apple Capital of the World", Wenatchee, WA. I was in meeting rooms most of the time, but I did manage to purchase a big bag of Honeycrisp apples for home. Now we  understand the fuss about Honeycrisp. My children traditionally favor Gala or Fuji apples, but the bag of Honeycrisp apples opened our senses to what a truly a delicious apple Honeycrisp is. Next time, I buy a crate of apples, because the bag only lasted a few days. These Honeycrisp apples were perfectly crisp, juicy, sweet, yet tart and … [Read more...]