A Guide to Strawberries

In our helpful strawberry guide we'll tell you how to pick, shop and cook with this juicy fruit. Plus, it's chalk full of fun and useful strawberry facts and delicious recipes to whip up this season!

Better Berries
Jonathan Kantor
Better Berries

When it comes to deciding whether to splurge on organic strawberries, consider this: They have more vitamin C and antioxidants than conventional berries, according to a Washington State University study, and because they contain less water, they tend to have a more concentrated sweetness. They're also purer -- a very good thing, since regular berries have one of the highest concentrations of pesticide residues of all produce tracked by the USDA.

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