Savvy Selections

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Savvy Selections

When selecting stone fruits like peaches and nectarines, look for the end opposite the stem to be slightly flattened out rather than fully heart-shaped. Farmers pick these fruits when the heart-shaped end has begun to flatten out, because it’s their cue that the maximum amount of sugar is in the fruit. If the fruit is still very firm, it will continue to soften and ripen on the counter for a few days.

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