Photo Courtesy of Ontario Berry Growers Association
True or false: Never wash fruit before storing. Wash your nectarine just before you eat it.
Answer: Absolutely true! Those tender fruits don’t dig getting washed any earlier than just before you chomp down on that sweet goodness.
Ontario nectarines are available for three months in Ontario – from around the end of July until the end of September! Enjoy your fill for the year with these tasty ideas:
Need a lunch for summer camp? Not a fan of mushy fruit? Here’s a tip: Go for nectarines. They are a bit firm so they are less likely to get squishy in your lunchbox.
Love smoothies? Replace the fruit in your favourite smoothie recipe with nectarines, or try this amazing combo: raspberries and nectarines, both grown in Ontario.