Food Storage - How long can you keep...

QUINCES - FRESH, RAW

Pantry
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2-5 days or until ripe
Refrigerator
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2-3 weeks once ripe
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • Store at room temperature until ripe, then refrigerate in a plastic bag.
  • Wrap cut fruit tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil before refrigerating, or store in airtight container.
  • To freeze quinces: (1) Wash, peel, core and slice quinces; (2) Mix 1/2 cup sugar into each quart of fruit 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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