How to Keep Peaches Fresh  

At this point in time, I can't wait for the soft, sour stone fruit to show up at the grocery store or farmers market near me.  

How to Keep Ripe Peaches Fresh When peaches are ripe, they taste best when eaten right away.  

Because their skin is so thin, peaches tend to get bruised quickly after being picked. Fresh, juicy peaches won't last more than a week on the counter.  

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How to Keep Peaches That Aren't Ripe Peaches that are very firm and not quite ripe should be kept at room temperature, stem-side down, without being cleaned.  

To keep them from getting bruised, make sure to put them in a single layer.  

How to Keep Peaches That Have Been Cut Cut peaches will probably turn brown over time, just like bananas do when they are stored.   

Once it's covered in lemon juice, put it in the fridge in a container or bag that won't let air in. Here's how to peel and pit peaches, in case you didn't know.  

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