Hot, Dry Summer Can Mean More Flavorful Produce
There may be an upside to this dry, hot summer and you can find it in your local produce aisle.
When certain crops are under stress, like they have been this summer, the sugar levels and other compounds tend to increase ... making for more intense flavor.
Tomatoes and melons are two crops that are especially flavorful this season. Experts say other vegetables, like cucumbers, become more bitter in these types of growing conditions.