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Apples are a year-round delight, but some the most flavorful kinds (eg. Gala, Ginger Gold, Pink Lady) make their appearance during the summer. During the warmer months, apples should be stored in the fridge, while in the fall, they can be stored on the counter. When storing apples in the fridge, drape a damp paper towel over the container of apples (but do not put them in a drawer or air-tight container). Both the cold temperature and the moisture will help them stay their freshest for up to several weeks. Just remember: One rotten apple can spoil the bunch—compost any that are looking a little questionable.

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