- Refrigerate in plastic bag.
- Do not wash cherries until ready to eat, as excess moisture during storage will hasten decay.
- To freeze: (1) Wash, stem and pit cherries; (2) Add 3/4 cup sugar to each quart of cherries and stir until sugar is dissolved; (3) Place in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
- Freezer time shown is for best quality only — foods kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
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