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An apple in your brown sugar container will help keep the sugar moist

An apple in your cookie jar will help to keep the cookies moist

Add lemon juice to an apple recipe if the apples you are using lack tartness or flavor

If you cannot brush your teeth after a meal, eat an apple

Keep apples under refrigeration in the hydrator drawer, at temperatures anywhere from 32 to 40 degrees

Refrigerating apples helps to preserve the pectin, which gives the apple its firm flesh and vitamin content

When keeping apples under refrigeration, it is best to store them in perforated plastic bags to prevent drying out

Apples stored in plastic bags without holes must be opened once a week or so to release some of the gases and carbon dioxide

When cooking with apples, it's handy to know that 1 pound of apples yields 4 cups when chopped or sliced (and 1 1/2 cups of apple sauce)

Apple juice and cider can be used interchangeably in recipes

Sliced or cut apples will stay whiter longer if dropped in a bowl of water containing 2 tablespoons lemon juice (Golden Delicious do not discolor as quickly as other varieties)