Pears

Fruit

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STORE

To ripen pears, place them in a loosely closed paper bag at room temperature. Always handle pears gently to avoid bruising the fruit. Bruised areas rapidly decay. Store ripe pears in the refrigerator. Rinse pears before eating.

REVIVE

FREEZE

Wash, peel, core and slice. Dry or tray pack: Treat with ½ teaspoon (1,500 mg) ascorbic acid in 3 tablespoons water to prevent browning.