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Ewe know how it is....ewe wait and wait for fridge and food orientated questions and then three come at once !!...typical eh ?  I need to have words with the executive officer in charge of fridge and food orientated rotas !  (US Translation service: "rota = roster "..Sheesh !)



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..out of all the fruit that looks and tastes and smells like apples.........apples are my all time favourite apple type fruits called 'apple ' !

I heard today on the radio that apples should not be kept in the fridge !

why's that then ?....why should I NOT keep my apples in the fridge ?...I have had great success keeping apples in the fridge and as ewe can see from another thread..I also have a modicum of accomplishment retaining them in a fruit bowl too.

As a firm believer in empirical study I have been keeping apples in and out of fridges for years...and I have not noticed anything out of the ordinary besides the temperature !

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in da fridge ? or  out da fridge ?



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« Reply #1 on: 10/06/2009 01:38:35 »
I always store fruit and veg the way they do at the marketplace where I buy them. Except for oranges.. because I like my oranges cold or frozen (usually with some vodka inside them)

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« Reply #2 on: 10/06/2009 04:12:35 »
I think it's all down to personal choice, I like apples that come out of the fridge, very crispy. But once you've left them outside for a while they taste funny, and it probably isn't a good idea to put them back in again.

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« Reply #3 on: 10/06/2009 06:36:42 »
Maybe its just the way it seems, but I think most fruit keeps longer in the fridge. But I do think with most fruit (soft fruit especially) that it tastes better if taken out of the fridge and allowed to come up to room temp for a while.

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« Reply #4 on: 10/06/2009 07:35:28 »
I always store fruit and veg the way they do at the marketplace where I buy them. Except for oranges.. because I like my oranges cold or frozen (usually with some vodka inside them)

Thanks JnA

Wow !...ewe build an aisle/stall and store them like that !...do ewe also employ people to walk buy and check them for their ripeness ?  This is a great way and I can see the benefits for lonely people storing their fruit like this.

Ooooh..frozen orange....sounds lish !!.....as I do not drink alcy perhaps I could use cream soda instead !  ;D


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« Reply #5 on: 10/06/2009 07:38:03 »
I think it's all down to personal choice, I like apples that come out of the fridge, very crispy. But once you've left them outside for a while they taste funny, and it probably isn't a good idea to put them back in again.

Thanks Chemistry4me
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That's interestimg. Maybe I'll take an apple out of the fridge for a few hours...then put it back in...then take it out again and let it get to room temperature and see what it tastes like ......

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« Reply #6 on: 10/06/2009 07:42:54 »
Maybe its just the way it seems, but I think most fruit keeps longer in the fridge. But I do think with most fruit (soft fruit especially) that it tastes better if taken out of the fridge and allowed to come up to room temp for a while.

Thanks Mr Don_1

I luff my raspberries and blackberries and ususally can not wait till room temperature welcomes them...I will try and exercise restraint.

It's the same with cheese and smoked salmon..I can never wait long enough for them to reach the appropriate eating ambiance !

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« Reply #7 on: 10/06/2009 08:50:20 »
Core blimey neilep, your question has a ppeel.
Careless stalk costs lives, you know.
(These are the views of an in Cider.)
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« Reply #8 on: 10/06/2009 09:24:25 »
I'm just pippin in to make a pithy comment on the puns.

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« Reply #9 on: 10/06/2009 09:25:40 »
Did I hear PUNS?!

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« Reply #10 on: 10/06/2009 09:41:05 »
Did I hear PUNS?!

Yes indeed, the poms are punning.

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« Reply #11 on: 10/06/2009 09:52:05 »
Core blimey neilep, your question has a ppeel.
Careless stalk costs lives, you know.
(These are the views of an in Cider.)
pip pip!

Cheesus ! Grape answer....no need to insultana ewe baked on your respongse for which I am most grapeful.

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« Reply #12 on: 10/06/2009 13:11:20 »
I always store fruit and veg the way they do at the marketplace where I buy them. Except for oranges.. because I like my oranges cold or frozen (usually with some vodka inside them)

Thanks JnA

Wow !...ewe build an aisle/stall and store them like that !...do ewe also employ people to walk buy and check them for their ripeness ?  This is a great way and I can see the benefits for lonely people storing their fruit like this.

Ooooh..frozen orange....sounds lish !!.....as I do not drink alcy perhaps I could use cream soda instead !  ;D



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« Reply #13 on: 12/06/2009 11:28:08 »
Shouldn't it be 'outta da fridge'?

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« Reply #14 on: 12/06/2009 11:43:38 »
Shouldn't it be 'outta da fridge'?

You're right of course. I remain corrected and am especially grateful for your grammatical authority.  ;)

thanks Herman

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« Reply #15 on: 12/06/2009 14:30:27 »
Shouldn't it be 'outta da fridge'?

You're right of course. I remain corrected and am especially grateful for your grammatical authority.  ;)

thanks Herman

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« Reply #16 on: 16/06/2009 06:30:04 »
Ewe know how it is....ewe wait and wait for fridge and food orientated questions and then three come at once !!...typical eh ?  I need to have words with the executive officer in charge of fridge and food orientated rotas !  (US Translation service: "rota = roster "..Sheesh !)



See Mungo & Jerry the apples ?










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..out of all the fruit that looks and tastes and smells like apples.........apples are my all time favourite apple type fruits called 'apple ' !

I heard today on the radio that apples should not be kept in the fridge !

why's that then ?....why should I NOT keep my apples in the fridge ?...I have had great success keeping apples in the fridge and as ewe can see from another thread..I also have a modicum of accomplishment retaining them in a fruit bowl too.

As a firm believer in empirical study I have been keeping apples in and out of fridges for years...and I have not noticed anything out of the ordinary besides the temperature !

so..whajafink ?



in da fridge ? or  out da fridge ?



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Well As a food storing young lass way back  about 40ish years ago..my family were farmers and gardeners who raised our own food...gardens animals...and fruit trees... we always kept the apples stored in a very dark cold dry shed or root cellar... kept them Crisper Longer and cold apples were killer to eat! 
                           
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« Reply #17 on: 16/06/2009 08:00:59 »


Well As a food storing young lass way back  about 40ish years ago..my family were armers and gardeers who raised our own fod...gardens animals...and fruit trees... we always kept the apples stored in a very dark cold dry shed or root cellar... kept them Crisper Longer and cold apples were killer to eat! 
                           

Thanks Kareny Mam,

That's a great tip.

We do have a waterlogged air-raid shelter at the bottom of the garden..perhaps I could store our fruit there !

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« Reply #18 on: 16/06/2009 08:16:12 »
Yes I remember that!  You would have to get a sump pump and Pump it dry and keep it that way! Then it still sounds as if it may be way too damp in there?

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« Reply #19 on: 16/06/2009 08:20:21 »
Could I just not let the apples float ?

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« Reply #20 on: 16/06/2009 20:52:04 »
moisture rises but I believe elevatede you might be able to get them to last longer... try a few in a bowl or wooded crate and see which ones hold up longer counter or bomb shelter!

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« Reply #21 on: 16/06/2009 21:08:43 »
Adam the Gardener suggests using orange boxes filled with sand and then the apples placed on the sand. The apples should not touch each other as if one goes off it will make any touching apples go off. One bad apple and all that. These boxes should be stacked up and put in a dark frost free garage or shed.
Apples are OK in the fridge as long as you don't let them touch the back of the fridge. This bit is colder and the apples will get frost damage.

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« Reply #22 on: 16/06/2009 23:35:25 »
moisture rises but I believe elevatede you might be able to get them to last longer... try a few in a bowl or wooded crate and see which ones hold up longer counter or bomb shelter!

Ok...I'll elevate them in a wooded crate..perhaps I'll suspend the crate on wire from the ceiling of the waterlogged air raid shelter at the bottom of the garden......

It's only twenty 12:35am here..I'll get my drill and hammer and torch and go do it..

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« Reply #23 on: 16/06/2009 23:39:05 »
Adam the Gardener suggests using orange boxes filled with sand and then the apples placed on the sand. The apples should not touch each other as if one goes off it will make any touching apples go off. One bad apple and all that. These boxes should be stacked up and put in a dark frost free garage or shed.
Apples are OK in the fridge as long as you don't let them touch the back of the fridge. This bit is colder and the apples will get frost damage.

Ok..I'll paint the crates orange, fill in the gaps, raid the kids sand-pit, fill the crates/boxes with sand and then carefully place the apples so they do not touch each other. I'll move the fridge to the air-raid shelter where I will suspend the crates inside it ..and stack them too.

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« Reply #24 on: 17/06/2009 00:32:56 »
Make sure you examine them for knicks and broken spots.... those need to be eaten first!

Hey I have never tried sand we always placed them between layers of dry straw.... to keep them from touching! 

I will have to try that sand Idea!

 

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