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Carrot

How to select for best flavor: Choose small, well-shaped, fresh-looking carrots. The stem end is the most important place to look for signs of age. If it is black...
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Greens

Chard Shown CHARD, COLLARD, DANDELION, KALE, MUSTARD   How to select for best flavor: Choose fresh-looking, crisp, deeply-colored greens. Avoid wilted, damaged or yellowing greens.   Peak of the...
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Sprouts

Alfalfa Sprouts Shown How to select for best flavor: Sprouts should be crisp and white, with the beans attached. Avoid slimy or brownish sprouts or sprouts that look dried...
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Potato

Red Potato Shown   How to select for best flavor: Potatoes are marketed as “new,” meaning immature, and “old,” meaning mature. You should first decide which you want based...
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Parsley

How to select for best flavor: Select fresh, crisp-looking, dark-green parsley. Avoid wilted or yellowing sprigs.   Peak of the season: Parsley, like most fresh herbs, are available year...
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Onion

How to select for best flavor: Good onions the be firm and dry. Their papery skin should crackle when pressed gently and should be bright and smooth. Check the...
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Lime

How to select for best flavor: Choose firm, smooth limes that are heavy for their size. Avoid yellow limes. The juice won’t have the right acidity. Also avoid shriveled,...
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