What's in season: Peaches
Feeling peachy? Then head to the green grocer and stock up on locally grown peaches.These sweet treats aren't just a southern standard — they're also a New York favorite, available in several varieties at farmers markets around the city. "White peaches are very sweet, whereas yellow peaches have a more peachy flavor," said Lisa Ossiboff of Phillips Farms, in Milford, New Jersey. Both varieties are a delicious snack, but they're also perfect for cobblers, pies and preserves. You could even slice them up and throw them into a homemade sangria. Fresh peaches are a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and fiber. These fruits are highly perishable, so look for peaches without blemishes that are relatively firm, but offer a bit of give when squeezed. Yellow peaches cost about $2.75 per pound, and white peaches retail for about $3 per pound.