Although blueberries can be stored for up to 5 days in the fridge, be sure to rinse them just before using or eating.
Antioxidants called anthocyanins give cherries their crimson color--the richer the hue, the better for you.
Who knew: Figs are technically a flower, not a fruit -- with a sweet honeysuckle scent that lets you know when they're ready to be eaten.
For a perfect appetizer or main dish, buy green beans that are bright in color and have a firm texture.
Squeeze a peach gently to tell when it's ripest -- its flesh should give slightly under the pressure of your fingers.
Made up of about 75 percent plum and 25 percent apricot, these plum look-alikes come in a range of hues.
Many supermarkets now stock more than one variety of tomato in the summertime. Get to know a few of the different types, and see what dishes work best with them.
Look for a whole melon that's heavy for it's size and skip any melons with cracks or soft spots.
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You should also keep an eye out for these fruits and vegetables at the market: