Summer

Peach

How to select for best flavor: The best way to pick a ripe peach is with your nose. If it doesn’t smell peachy, it’s probably not worth buying. A...
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Summer

Okra

How to select for best flavor: Choose small, 2 to 4-inch pods that are a deep green in color. Larger pods will be woody and tough. In addition to...
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Summer

Mango

How to select for best flavor: Choose shiny mangoes with unblemished skin that are beginning to get red or orange blush. They should be slightly springy when gently squeezed....
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Summer

Kohlrabi

How to select for best flavor: Select globes about the size of large eggs with no cracks or blemishes. Larger kohlrabi will probably be woody or tough. The condition...
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Summer

Fig

How to select for best flavor: The best way to judge the ripeness of figs is from their softness and the richness of their scent. Figs that have shriveled...
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Summer

Eggplant

  How to select for best flavor: Eggplant should be shiny, smooth and a deep purple color. The cap should look fresh and green, and the fruit should be...
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Summer

Dill

  How to select for best flavor: Choose fresh-looking, green bunches. Avoid wilted or yellowing dill.   Peak of the season: You probably won’t see dill on the market...
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