Golden Delicious apple


An all-purpose apple with a yellow to yellow-green skin and a sweet, crisp, juicy flesh that resists browning. Fruit grown in the western United States can be quite bland and doesn't have the flavor complexity of that grown in the eastern portion. See also apple.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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