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Category: Rhode Island Recipes

Greening Apple Cornbread- Rhode Island State Fruit

The Greening Apple is the official state fruit of Rhode Island. This particular variety of apple is especially well suited to being cooked. This is because the Greening Apple doesn’t get mealy when cooked, and its sugar content intensifies its flavor as it bakes. Try this simple apple cornbread recipe for a delicious twist on classic cornbread.

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Rhode Island Greening Apple Pie

The Rhode Island Greening Apple is considered a great cooking apple. It was actually one of the first orchard grown apples in the United States. William Blaxton was a clergyman who planted the first orchard in Massachusetts. He named the first apple that he raised, Blaxton’s Yellow Sweeting, but according to SHG Resources, the name was later changed to the Sweet Rhode Island Greening.

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