It’s California-grown this time of year, which is the best time to buy it.
- Choose okra that is bright green in color.
- Choose dry firm pods.
- Only wash pods when ready to use. Wet pods will get very slimy.
- Older okra will get black, not to be confused with bruising. Okra is delicate and will bruise.
- Store in refrigerator for up to three days.