Store bananas separately from other produce (they emit ethylene, which causes other produce to rot).
Look for grapes that are smooth and plump, and firmly attached to the stem.
Can't tell the difference between a portobello and a cremini? We detail four basic types and give great ideas for cooking them up.
Try okra with chopped up olives and cream cheese.
Pick firm onion bulbs with shiny, tight skins. Once you're home, slice them using a sharp knife to help cut back on tears.
Your grocery store probably has a few pear varieties on hand. Learn how to tell six different types, from an Anjou to a Forelle.
Choosing the right kind of potato is easy once you learn two essential terms: mealy (great for mashing) and waxy (great for boiling and roasting).
Not all squash is created equal: Once you cut open the season's pretty, decorative squash, you'll find different textures good for different recipes.