Contributor Sheryl Estrada – Food Thought Thursday, Apple Season

By mahir | September 9, 2010

Our Thursday contributor is Sheryl Estrada. She’ll be posting every Thursday as our Food Thought Thursday Contributor.

Sheryl Estrada is a journalist with more than 10 years of experience in lifestyle writing. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, and a master’s degree from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. Sheryl is an advocate of conscious eating, and enjoys sharing her food explorations.

A Golden Delicious, Gala, with Rome Beauties.

I’m not describing a newsworthy event, rather, mentioning different types of apples you might encounter this fall season – apple season.

In the U.S. the fruit is abundant, and a staple in fall festivities. But, truth be told, apples aren’t the most glamorous fruit.

The proverb, “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away” kind of makes apple eating sound like a chore. Let’s face it, they are not as exotic as juicy, ripe mangoes, or as even as zesty as citrus fruit. I wasn’t fond of them, until I had an apple epiphany.

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