Food Storage - How long can you keep...


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10-12 months



  • How long do fresh sugar snap peas last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep fresh sugar snap peas refrigerated.
  • To maximize the shelf life of fresh sugar snap peas, refrigerate in plastic bag and do not wash until ready to use.
  • How long do fresh sugar snap peas last in the fridge? Properly stored, fresh sugar snap peas will typically last for 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze sugar snap peas? Yes, to freeze: (1) Wash thoroughly, remove stems and leave peas whole; (2) Blanch (plunge into boiling water) for 1 1/2 minutes and chill quickly in ice cold water; (3) Drain off excess moisture, package in airtight containers or freezer bags and freeze immediately.
  • How long do sugar snap peas last in the freezer? Properly stored, sugar snap peas will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only – sugar snap peas that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if fresh sugar snap peas are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the fresh sugar snap peas: discard any fresh sugar snap peas that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the fresh sugar snap peas.

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