3 Quick Tips to Choosing Juicy, Ripe Peaches (Video)

How to ripen to your liking

Can you spot a sweet, juicy peach when you see one? When you are picking peaches, you want to be sure the skin is fuzzy and that it’s vibrant in color. You also want it to be firm to the touch under pressure.

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If a peach is not ripe, you can put it in a bag to ripen it to your liking.


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Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and Outpatient Nutrition Manager in the Center for Human Nutrition.
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