Luther Burbank

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    In Praise of Heirloom Apples: the Golden Russet

    Dating to 1849, the Golden Russet is a real New York apple. Everyone has a favorite apple or two. Kids love Red Delicious for their sugary flavor and bright red color. Gourmands crave Granny Smiths because they have hard, tart flesh and can be used to make crisps that retain their apple-y texture. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Strange Snacks of the World--Pretzel Croissant

    The pretzel croissant at Maury Rubin's City Bakery is like a crazy Luther Burbank cross, featuring a salty, tough, sesame-seeded outer surface like a pretzel, and a moist, oily interior like a croissant. Nothing better for breakfast if you dig the pastry's hybrid pleasures, but d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2007
  • News

    February 22, 2000

    Never Again

    The History of American Eugenics Is Explored Online