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Avocados

Allow green, unripe avocados to ripen on the counter, then transfer to the refrigerator. Once cut, keep the pit in and rub with lemon or oil to reduce browning.

Green, unripe avocados should be left on the counter to ripen at room temperature. To speed up the process, place the avocados in a paper bag with an apple. When the neck gives a bit, your avocado is ripe. Once ripe, store avocados in the refrigerator to extend shelf life.

Once cut, keep the pit in and with oil or lemon to reduce browning. Store the open avocado in the refrigerator.

Compost-friendly tip: Be sure to put the plastic sticker in the garbage to keep your compost clean. 

Additional Storage Tips

Lettuce
Freeze any extra tomato sauce, pesto, or other sauces for future simple defrosting needs
Ice Cube Sauces
Asparagus
Fresh Berries
Bananas
Potatoes
End of Summer tomato processing
End of Summer Tomatoes
Mushrooms