Tips for picking and storing fresh cherries, apricots, nectarines, plums and peaches.
Juicy peaches, succulent apricots, luscious plums, cherries and nectarines allow you to savor the essence of summer out-of-hand. These stone fruits are generally low in calories and offer a nice helping of vitamins and nutrients. Bake them into a pie or tart, add slices to your morning yogurt, experiment with them in savory dishes or merely eat them on the go, juice running down your chin. Here’s a guide to picking and storing the best of summer’s stone fruit. Download a Free Cookbook of Our Best Summer Recipes!