The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious - The Atlantic

His words contain the paradox of the Red Delicious: alluring yet undesirable, the most produced and arguably the least popular apple in the United States. It lurks in desolation. Bumped around the bottom of lunch bags as schoolchildren rummage for chips or shrink-wrapped Rice Krispies treats. Waiting by the last bruised banana in a roadside gas station, the only produce for miles…

I never could stand that mealy texture.

via The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious – The Atlantic.

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