- Store in refrigerator crisper at a low temperature and high humidity.
- As apples emit ethylene, a naturally occuring gas that encourages ripening, keep them in a plastic bag to prevent them from speeding up ripening of other produce items.
- Apples are easier to peel when they’re cold (but keep in mind, most of the fruit’s remarkable nutritional value is found in the skin).
- A plate of apple slices on the kitchen counter will help absorb cooking odours.
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