Monthly Archives: September 2014

Difference between: Honeycrisp and Fuji

Honeycrisp and Fuji apples both have higher amounts of sugar in them than other apples, making them intensely sweet. The sweetness in conjunction with that perfect, crisp crunch makes for one darn good eating apple.

Let’s check out the difference betweeen Honeycrisp and Fuji, and if they’re good baking apples as well.

We’re also going to examine why Honeycrisp apples are so darn pricey.

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My top 5 wedding surprises

I took wedding preparations very seriously. It was a two year engagement, so I had a lot of time to plan for every teeny tiny thing. And I did. With the help of several significant people, the wedding was pulled off successfully.

Admittedly, towards the end I stopped caring about the minute details.

There was a noticeable crease on the guest stone sign – I did not reprint it. A jewel came off of the center of my dress – I let that roll off my back. I should have touched up the roots of my hair one more time before the big day – I couldn’t be bothered.

Of course, no amount of preparations can assure a completely surprise-free wedding.

Here are the top 5 things I wasn’t expecting. (This is separate from the major things that went wrong, which you can read about here.)

All photos in this post except the first one are courtesy of our fantastic photographer, Jim McLaughlin.

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Difference between: Golden Delicious and Granny Smith

For the month of September, I thought I’d try something a little different, and have all Difference Between and Food History posts be apple related.  

Let’s have some fun as we head into apple season!

We’re going to start off with two of the most well known green apples: Golden Delicious and Granny Smith.

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