Tips and Techniques to Preserve Apples

Apples are best to be eaten when fresh. They are nutritious and sourced from different vitamins. Preserving them has many ways since it varies if they are commercial or homegrown.  

Apples would usually turn brown as a result of the reaction of the enzyme to oxygen in the air. As you use those apples, in order to preserve them, coat them with lemon juice. 

It is a common thought that if you would put apples in the water, it could prevent their browning reaction to oxygen. This thought is not a fact. In fact, nothing will happen to the apples.

If you prefer freezing the apple, you have to remove its peel and core, chopped and slowly simmer it in water. This process would ensure the preservation of apples inside the fridge. Skipping one step can eliminate the guarantee of longer shelf life.

Also, a dehydrator and oven can be used to dry an apple. You would be able to preserve apples for about 6-12 months. 

Aside from these mentioned preservations, there are still other alternatives to preserving apples. It is by making apples into:

  • Jam
  • Jelly
  • Butter
  • Apple Chutney
  • Apple Juice
  • Apple Vinegar
  • Apple Cider

There are still many ways to preserve apples. How about you? Do you have any ways that are not mentioned in this article? Be active, and let us know your idea.

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