To get their summertime fix, sponge candy lovers on the shore of Lake Erie have to plan in advance. Melisa Goh/NPR hide caption

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Notice how some of these tomatoes have unripe-looking tops? Those "green shoulders" are actually the keys to flavor. pocius/ hide caption

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Some Americans are cutting back on red meat, and health concerns seem to be the biggest reason they're doing it, a survey found. Shmeliova Natalia/ hide caption

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