This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely


via Slate // Click here to enlarge

Apple season is upon us, and with it, a certain autumnal mix of glee and anxiety over which variety of apples to stock up on this season.  

Stress no longer: Slate asked Andrew Mikolajski—author of The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples—for his thoughts and compiled them into a fun and incredibly informative chart. 

From Granny Smith to Jonagold to Esopus Spitzenburg (which is apparently an apple variety and Thomas Jefferson’s favorite), this fruity flowchart will ensure you don’t juice a Baldwin apple when you should be throwing it at a wall.