Apple (Pink Lady)

British Columbia
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Also known as Pink Cripps, they're tangy, tart and sweet. They are great for snacking and baking alike.

Refrigerated apples last much longer than those left at room temperature. Apples emit ethylene, a naturally occurring gas that speeds ripening. To prevent apples from speeding up the ripening process of other items in your produce drawer, store them in a plastic bag. Conversely, if you want to speed up the ripening of bananas (or any other ethylene sensitive produce) you can place an apple in a bag with the bananas. To maximize an apple"s flavor, let it come to room temperature before eating it.