Look for dark green to nearly black skin with a bumpy texture. A ripe avocado yields to gentle pressure without feeling mushy.
Ripe blueberries are firm, plump and smooth-skinned with a mix of deep purples, blacks, and blues with a silvery sheen. Red berries are edible, but sour.
Bigger is better for cherries. Look for large, plump, firm fruit. Refrigeration is key to preserving their taste and freshness.
Choose a melon that is heavy for its size and has a hollow sound when tapped. For honeydew, look for a semi-dull exterior, as a shiny exterior is a sign that it is underripe. Canta
Unlike other fruits, strawberries do not continue to ripen after they are picked. Therefore, it's best to choose bright red berries that are ready-to-eat.
Due to the rainbow of varieties of tomatoes, color is not the best indicator of ripeness. Instead, look for fruit with a nice weight for their size, a firm skin that relents to gen