Winter

Turnip

How to select for best flavor: Choose firm, well-shaped roots that are heavy for their size. Avoid turnips with cuts, punctures or soft spots. Large turnips tend to be...
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Winter

Tangerine

How to select for best flavor: Choose deeply-colored, bright fruit that is free from blemishes. A greenish cast or green spot near the stem is okay. Skins should be...
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Winter

Tangelo

  How to select for best flavor: Choose fruit with a deep color and a bright luster. Don’t worry about a few green spots, especially around the stem. Tangelos...
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Winter

Parsnip

  How to select for best flavor: Buy well-formed, smooth, firm parsnips. Avoid overly large roots. They are likely to have a woody core. Avoid shriveled or soft parsnips....
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Winter

Orange

How to select for best flavor: Choose firm, smooth-skinned oranges that seem heavy for their size. Avoid oranges with soft spots or spots of white mold. Ripe oranges have...
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Winter

Kumquat

How to select for best flavor: Select bright-orange, well-shaped, firm fruit. Avoid kumquats with blemishes or greenish kumquats. If you want them for decoration, choose kumquats with the leaves...
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Winter

Kiwi

How to select for best flavor: The best way to tell if a kiwi is ripe is to squeeze it gently. It should be firm yet give with very...
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Winter

Cardoon

  How to select for best flavor: Bunches should be firm and young-looking with dark-green leaves at the top end. Avoid big spread-out bunches that show signs of age....
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