Take your pick of the finest apples from Washington State. In season now.
These are fruits and vegetables the way they're supposed to be, picked ripe from the plant when Mother Nature has decided they're good and ready. If you're craving a strawberry in January, you can usually get one. But if you want to experience produce at its peak, follow our handy guide to just know when to make a fresh tomato sandwich for lunch—or an apple crisp for dessert.