Okra tastes like eggplant and asparagus
They peak June to August.
Choose small pods that are no more then 3″ long. Choose pods that are crispy, and uniform in color. Avoid okra pods that are hard, brownish, shriveled, or blackened.
Store untrimmed, uncut okra in a paper or plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper for up to 3 days.