Summer

Corn

How to select for best flavor: The best way to judge the quality of corn is to look at the kernels. They should be well-filled, milky and tender. They...
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Summer

Cherry

  How to select for best flavor: The best way to tell if sweet cherries are good is by their firmness to the touch. Another way is by looking...
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Summer

Blackberry

How to select for best flavor: Ripe blackberries are completely black and plump. Avoid berries that are red or green or show signs of mold. Usually blackberries are sold...
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Summer

Apricot

How to select for best flavor: The riper the better, even to the point of being soft and mushy. Since apricots are usually picked green for shipping, the best...
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Beet

How to select for best flavor: Generally speaking, the smaller the better. Large beets can be tough and woody. Small beets will be tender and have more flavor. The...
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