Nectarines are available May-September, but their peak months are July and August.
How to Select
Fruit should yield to slight pressure. Avoid bruises, soft spots or cracks.
How to Store
Unripe fruit can be stored in a paper bag until ripe. Once ripe, fruit should be used within 1-2 days.
How to Prepare
Eat raw, add to a salad or salsa, grill or sauté.