- 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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