Apricots are often crossed with plums to provide pluots (mostly plum), plumcots (equal plum and apricot) and apriums (mostly apricot).
How to Select
Choose apricots that are plump, firm and uniformly colored.
How to Store
Store at room temperature until ripe then in the refrigerator in a plastic bag for 3-5 days.
How to Prepare
Eat raw, add to salads, bake, broil, saut or add to breakfast parfaits.