Make the most out of the latest, greatest apple—the Cosmic Crisp

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The apple you see in the photograph above is the result of more than two decades of selective breeding with one goal in mind: sheer perfection. Crisp, juicy, sweet, and tart, with a yearlong shelf life and glorious good looks, the Cosmic Crisp apple aims to be everything to everyone.
According to Barritt, this is when the real work began—he walked the orchard rows, randomly picking apples and evaluating them by taking a bite. "Most were terrible, but when I found one with good texture and flavor, I'd pick 10 or 20 of them. Then I put them in cold storage to see how they would hold up after a few months," he…
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