fruits

Orange

How to Select Choose oranges with firm, smooth skins, heavy for size. How to Store Store oranges at room temperature for 1-2 days. Refrigerate for 1-2 weeks. Nutrition Benefits Fat free; saturated fat free; sodium free; cholesterol free; good source of dietary fiber; high in vitamin C.

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Apricots

Apricots are originally from China. Their skin color can range from cream to bright orange. They are often crossed with plums to provide pluots (mostly plum), plumcots (equal plum and apricot) and apriums (mostly apricot). How to Select Choose apricots that are plump, firm and uniformly colored. How to Store Store apricots at room temperature until ripe then in the ...

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Sweet Potato

How to Select Choose firm, small- to medium-sized potatoes with smooth skin. Avoid cracks, soft spots and blemishes. How to Store Store sweet potatoes in a cool, dark place for use within 3-5 weeks. Nutrition Benefits Fat free; saturated fat free; low sodium; cholesterol free; good source of dietary fiber; high in vitamin A; high in vitamin C; good source ...

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Pear

How to Select Chose firm pears, then “Check the Neck for Ripeness”™ daily by applying gentle pressure to the stem end of the pear with your thumb. When it yields to the pressure, it’s ready to eat. How to Store Store unripened pears in paper bag at room temperature. Refrigerate ripe pears. Nutrition Benefits Fat free; saturated fat free; sodium ...

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